After officials discovered an online threat that was broadly directed at synagogues in New Jersey, the FBI Office in Newark NJ released a statement of credible threat urging Synagogues to take all security precautions needed to protect facilities and the community.
While FBI Officials were not able to discuss specifics of the investigation it was mentioned that it did not name any specific synagogues.
“I am deeply concerned and outraged by today’s alert from the FBI. This is what happens after years of antisemettic comments from public figures, including, most recently, Kanye West, Kylie Irving, and others.”Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer
Some NJ Politicians have recently said that antisemetic social media posts such as those made byKanye West and Kylie Irving are contributing to an expanding issue affecting the nation.