Jewish Community Center Association Urges Sessions To Act Against Threats

People evacuated because of a bomb threat return to the David Posnack Jewish Community Center and David Posnack Jewish Day School, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in Davie, Fla. Jewish centers and schools across the nation ar... People evacuated because of a bomb threat return to the David Posnack Jewish Community Center and David Posnack Jewish Day School, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in Davie, Fla. Jewish centers and schools across the nation are coping with another wave of bomb threats as officials in Philadelphia begin raising money to repair and restore hundreds of vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) MORE LESS
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The Jewish Community Center Association on Wednesday urged Attorney General Jeff Sessions to take further action against bomb threats to Jewish community centers across the United States.

141 Jewish Community Center Movement leaders signed a letter urging the Justice Department to “to speak out – and speak out forcefully – against the threats impacting communities across the country.”

“We insist that all relevant federal agencies, including your own, apply all the resources available to identify and bring the perpetrator or perpetrators, who are trying to instill anxiety and fear in communities across the country, to justice,” the letter reads.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday denounced “in the strongest terms” a new wave of bomb threats to Jewish community centers and Anti-Defamation League offices across the United States

The wave of threats was at least the fourth against Jewish organizations since January.

The letter’s signatories asked Sessions to meet with them and “discuss specific steps that will be taken to deter further threats, discuss security needs, and seek justice.”

“The potential ripple effect of these threats locally and nationally cannot be understated,” the letter reads. “Anti-Semitism of this nature should not, and must not, be allowed to endure in our communities or to metastasize into something worse.”

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  1. Better chance of getting Jefferson Beauregard Sessions to donate to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

  2. 1… conditions should not exist where there is a need to be 'forced ’ to ask …

    2 … I feel so badly for them… I know I would rather roll in poison ivy than ask JBS for anything …

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