BREAKING NEWS: New Jersey synagogues ‘under threat’ as FBI urges people to ‘stay vigilant’
- The FBI said Thursday afternoon, “The FBI has received credible information regarding a broad threat to synagogues in New Jersey.”
- Locals in New Jersey should “remain vigilant,” the FBI said, and will release more information as soon as possible
There is currently a “broad threat” to a number of New Jersey synagogues, the FBI warned.
The office said they were aware of a threat to Jewish places of worship and that those at risk should call the police.
They said they received credible information that led to the news alert.
Locals in New Jersey should “remain vigilant,” the FBI said, and will release more information as soon as possible.
Visitors tour the Ahavas Sholom Congregation, a small synagogue in Newark, New Jersey (stock image)
The FBI said Thursday afternoon: “The FBI has received credible information regarding a broad threat to synagogues in NJ.
“We are asking you at this time to take all safety precautions to protect your community and facility.
“We will share more information as soon as possible. stay alert In an emergency, call the police.”
The Jewish Institute for National Security of America also announced this afternoon that there has been an elaborate phishing and hacking scheme by someone pretending to be one of their employees.
Cyber experts determined that the perpetrators were either from Iran’s IRGC or working under the IRGC’s authorization, they said.
It’s unclear if this is the same threat the FBI alluded to.
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