NYC Jewish community on high alert from protests threatened with trio of bomb threats at synagogues


The New York City Police said three synagogues were targeted with bomb threats within a two-hour period on Saturday.

According to police, the threats occurred between 3:15 p.m. and 5:13 p.m. on Saturday.

At about 3:15 p.m., the Congregation Rodeph Sholom at 7 West 83rd Street received an email threatening the presence of explosives from an unknown sender. Police said the building was evacuated, and no explosives were discovered inside the place of worship.

The next threat came at about 4:30 p.m., when the Congregation Beit Simchat Torah on West 30th Street received an email from an unknown sender, as well, which also included threats of explosives. Police said nobody was inside the building at the time.

When the police checked the building, they did not find any explosives inside.

The third threat was reported just after 5:10 p.m., when another email from an unknown sender making threats of explosives, was sent to the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue on Remsen Street. Police told Fox News Digital three people were evacuated out of an abundance of caution, adding no explosives were discovered inside.

All three bomb threats are currently under investigation.

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said in a post on X that she and other state officials are actively monitoring the number of bomb threats at synagogues.... (Read more)

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