North Carolina JCC gets ‘all clear’ after bomb threat

The Asheville, North Carolina Jewish Community Center received the “all clear” after being evacuated because of a bomb threat.

Employees were moved to a nearby church while authorities searched the premises.

The JCC is home to a preschool, but it is closed today for a teachers’ conference.

The bomb threat follows dozens of similar threats since January in what watchdog groups have said is a major spike in anti-Semitic incidents throughout the US in recent weeks.

— Judah Ari Gross

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