Bomb threats are scary and costly to Jewish centers

Bomb threats are scary and costly to Jewish centersPresident Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives on Feb. 28. The wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers that President Trump denounced in his joint address to Congress — 100 so far this year, including 31 on Monday — have all been hoaxes. “That is their intended goal, to make it difficult for us to do business as usual,” says Betzy Lynch, executive director of the Levite JCC of Birmingham, Ala. Hers is one of several organizations where parents have withdrawn youngsters from preschools after threats — either out of fear that there will eventually be violence or because of the toll taken by repeated evacuations.



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