FBI Director Wray questioned about recent antisemitic threats in New Jersey

It comes about two weeks after the FBI issued a warning about a “broad threat” made against New Jersey synagogues.

News 12 Staff

Nov 18, 2022, 3:31 AM

Updated 614 days ago

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The director of the FBI was questioned on Thursday about recent antisemitic threats in New Jersey.
It comes about two weeks after the FBI issued a warning about a “broad threat” made against New Jersey synagogues.
Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer asked Director Christopher Wray what is being done to prevent such attacks.
“We are trying to address it through a combination of things. One, on the terrorism side – the domestic terrorism side – through our joint terrorism task forces. Two, on the hate crime side – through our civil rights program. We elevated that to a national threat priority,” Wray said. “We’ve created, third, a domestic terrorism-hate crime fusion cell, which brings together those two programs that I just mentioned – domestic terrorism and hate crimes – to try to be more proactive.”
The director says that the FBI recently used some of these tactics to prevent an intended attack on a synagogue in Colorado.


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