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Israeli Teen Arrested over JCC Bomb Threats

Israeli police today arrested a 19-year-old Israeli man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers and other institutions in the U.S.

Israeli Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld described the suspect as a hacker, but said his motives were still unclear. Israeli media identified him as an American-Israeli dual citizen and said he had been found unfit for compulsory service in the Israeli military.

Israeli police say the arrested teen is the primary suspect in the wave of phoned and emailed bomb threats to the Jewish centers.

According to the Anti-Defamation League, there have been more than 150 bomb threats against Jewish community centers and day schools in 37 states and two Canadian provinces since the beginning of 2017. Those threats led to evacuations of the buildings, upset Jewish communities and raised fears of rising antisemitism.

4 Comments

  • 1. Moishe pipek wrote:

    As I maintained this treats come from unbalanced people with twisted minds and emotions. Hilul that it had to be a Jew.

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  • 2. shlomo wrote:

    it’s constitutional rights to any person to be mental but…. it no constitution in israel))
    just crazy person

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  • 3. Ma Rabbi wrote:

    This kid is suffering from a brain tumor.
    People have some compassion.
    A brain tumor does weird things to the brain.
    Let the Israeli doctors cure him and put him to work for unit 8200.

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  • 4. Moishe pipek wrote:

    He is not a nebech,Where did he get all the funds for this sophisticated equipment and the powerful antenna?He refuses to talk that is not an action of a innocent little boy.He did a lot damage and is disgrace to the Jewish community and created a great hillul Hashem. If he fit to stand trial he should severely. punished and those who helped him should also be jailed

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