Early this morning, we received a bomb threat specific to the Temple campus in the Mid-Wilshire district. Our immediate action was to close the facility and make sure all of our families and staff who attend school and work there were informed of the closure, and stayed at home.
LAPD units on the scene at Wilshire Blvd. Temple‘s Koreatown synagogue are deploying bomb disposal units and robotic devices “to assess the situation” following a series of three bomb threats.
Police this morning responded to a possible bomb threat in the direct vicinity of Wilshire Boulevard Temple. The Los Angeles Police Department received word of a possible threat at 7:53 a.m. at Wilshire and Hobart boulevards, where the synagogue is located.
An Israeli putting on tefillin set off a bomb scare on a New Zealand ferry.
A bomb scare prompted the evacuation of the Israeli Consulate offices in Los Angeles this afternoon.
Considering that air, water and fire are essential elements not just of life but of war, Israelis this week could hardly feel more besieged.