NJ Jewish communities on high alert as threats persist ahead of Rosh Hashanah

Police say an anonymous caller indicated they planted two pipe bombs in a black backpack inside congregation Ahavat Achim on Saddle River Road.

News 12 Staff

Sep 15, 2023, 10:17 AM

Updated 273 days ago

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The Fair Lawn Jewish community is on edge after police say they received an anonymous call Thursday evening. The caller indicated they planted two pipe bombs in a black backpack inside congregation Ahavat Achim on Saddle River Road.
The Anti-Defamation League reported the highest level of antisemetic incidents last year, including 91 bomb threats targeting Jewish institutions. 
News 12 New Jersey's Isabel Litterst has more details, and what’s being done as worshippers arrive for services.


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