FBI: New Jersey Synagogues ‘Under Threat’

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 28: Rabbi David Okunov, whose father is Ukrainian, reads the Torah in his Brighton Beach synagogue in Brooklyn which is home to one of the largest Ukrainian and Russian populations in America on February 28, 2022 in New York City. Most members of the synagogue are Russian. As Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine, many in the southern Brooklyn neighborhood, which is nicknamed “Little Odessa,” are worried about family and loved ones caught up in the war. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • On Thursday, the FBI announced they had “received credible information of a broad threat to synagogues in New Jersey.’
  • According to the bureau, locals in New Jersey should ‘stay alert.’
  • The FBI said they are taking a “proactive measure” by issuing the warning while they continue investigations.

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