02:58 GMT +323 January 2020
Listen Live
    Get short URL

    Police are responding to a bomb threat made against a Jewish community center in the state of Delaware, the New Castle County Police Department said on Monday as Jewish centers in multiple other US states were targeted.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The center previously received bomb threats on January 9 and 18.

    "We are responding to a bomb threat at the [Siegel] Jewish Community Center on Garden of Eden [Road]. Please avoid the area," the department said on its official Twitter account.

    Earlier Monday, the Tarrytown police and Westchester County bomb squad in New York responded to a reported bomb threat at a local Jewish community center.

    Bomb threats against Jewish community centers were also reported Monday in the states of Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.

    Monday’s threats are the fifth wave targeting Jewish centers and schools. Previous threats on January 9, 10, 18 and 31 forced the closure of dozens of centers in the United States and a Canadian province.


    Advocacy Group: 28 US Jewish Community Centers Evacuated After Bomb Threats
    US Jewish Institutions Increasingly Targeted by Violent Threats - CEO
    US Historian Who Claimed Poland Killed More Jews Than the Nazis Faces Lawsuit
    US Opposes UNESCO Resolution Denying Jewish Ties to Al-Aqsa Mosque
    Jews, United States, Delaware
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik