Israel police arrest suspect in threats on US Jewish targets

Mar 25, 2017, 00:36
Israel police arrest suspect in threats on US Jewish targets

"We are grateful to law enforcement for their efforts and at this time await further details".

Since January, the Lawrence Family Jewish Community center has received at least six hoax threats, the last one on March 8. Acts of vandalism on Jewish targets, including cemeteries, have added to those concerns.

Meanwhile, Mark Shapiro, president and CEO of the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay said the threats and the arrest have taught him about leadership, community and resiliency.

His lawyer told reporters he didn't attend elementary or high school and suffers from a serious medical condition that may have affected his behavior.

Authorities have not released his name but say the suspect has dual citizenship in the USA and Israel and was home-schooled.

Jewish community leaders say in recent months, bomb threats have been called into Jewish institutions in 40 USA states. US law enforcement sources confirmed the arrest and Federal Bureau of Investigation involvement. -Israeli citizen. They have banned publication of his name.

His father also has been detained on suspicion that he knew about his son's activities and ordered held in jail until March 30.

He said the investigation had begun in several countries where dozens of threatening calls were received at public places, events, synagogues and community buildings.

Nelson and Republican U.S. Sen. He wore khaki trousers and a blue sweater that he used to cover his face as he walked past reporters.

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On Thursday, police in Israel arrested a man they believe threatened Jewish institutions in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as within Israel.

New Zealand Police became involved in an global investigation into telephone threats in response to bomb threats, which saw a number of schools across the country evacuated previous year.

This is the second arrest in connection with the threats made to JCCs across North America. But in response, the center increased security.

More than 150 Jewish centers and schools across America have been hit with false bomb threats this year, with dozens sometimes coming in seemingly coordinated calls on one day.

At a court hearing near Tel Aviv, the suspect's defence attorney, Galit Bash, said the young man has a growth in his head that causes behavioural problems.

The arrest was the culmination of a large-scale, months-long investigation spanning multiple continents, Atty. We will not tolerate the targeting of any community in this country on the basis of their religious beliefs, he said.

A 19-year-old man in Israel was arrested by Israeli authorities on Thursday for allegedly being behind a series of bomb threats made to Jewish centers all over the world.

The kid used "complex methods" to shield his identity, but law enforcement eventually traced the calls back to his location. "I am glad they found someone and I hope they can teach a lesson by this arrest to those who are making these threats that even a light threat, perhaps made in jest, will not be taken lightly". He reportedly used advanced technology and voice-altering equipment to call in the threats.

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