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Jewish community centers, ADL offices receive new wave of bomb threats

Jewish community centers, a Jewish day school, and several Anti-Defamation League offices faced another wave of bomb threats Tuesday, the latest in a marked rise in anti-Semitic acts since the beginning of 2017. Jewish community centers in "at least five states," including Florida, New York, Oregon, Maryland, and Wisconsin, received threats Tuesday, Talking Points Memo reported. The JCC Association of North America said in a statement the bomb threats were "either emailed or phoned in ... overnight and this morning."

Since the beginning of the year, at least 109 bomb threats have been made to Jewish community centers and day schools across the U.S. Multiple Jewish cemeteries have also been vandalized. On Friday, the FBI arrested a man accused of making at least eight of the recent bomb threats against Jewish community centers.