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  • Israel issues all-clear after El Al bomb scare prompts escorts over Europe

    July 5, 2016 | 10:25 am

    Israel sounded the all-clear on Tuesday after a bomb threat led France, Switzerland and Bulgaria to scramble warplanes to escort an El Al Boeing 747 as it overflew their territory from New York to Tel Aviv.

    The passenger jet landed without incident and no bomb was found on board,...

  • El Al flight gets Swiss Air Force escort after bomb threat

    July 5, 2016 | 9:46 am

    An El Al flight from New York to Tel Aviv landed safely after a bomb threat prompted an escort by the Swiss Air Force.

    An anonymous bomb threat was called in to El Al on Tuesday when the plane was flying over the French-Swiss border. Two Swiss Air Force F-18 fighter jets...

  • U. of Washington Hillel evacuated after fired worker’s explosive threat

    February 11, 2014 | 10:44 am

    Hillel at the University of Washington was evacuated after a fired employee allegedly threatened to cause an explosion in the building.

    Police shut down streets in Seattle’s University District Monday afternoon after receiving a call from employees about the threats. No one was...

  • Police investigate false bomb threat against comedian Dieudonne

    January 3, 2014 | 11:46 am

    French comedian Diedonne M’bala M’bala complained to police about threats to blow up the theater in which he performs.

    The bomb threat was made Thursday against the Main D’Or theater, which Dieudonne operates, in Paris’ 11th arrondissement, according to MetroNews.fr. Police...

  • Arrest made following Wilshire Boulevard Temple bomb scare, vandalism

    By Ryan E. Smith

    December 20, 2012 | 12:13 pm

    A naturalized citizen from South Korea was arraigned today on charges related to the numerous bomb threats made Dec. 18 against Wilshire Boulevard Temple (WBT) in Koreatown and a police squad car parked adjacent to its campus, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.


  • Man arrested in connection with Wilshire Boulevard Temple bomb threats

    December 20, 2012 | 9:57 am

    The man arrested in connection with fake bomb threats made against a Los Angeles synagogue was also charged with vandalizing it earlier this month.

    Several bomb threats against the Wilshire Boulevard Temple were called in to the Los Angeles Police Department Tuesday morning. One...

  • Suspect in custody in bomb threat investigation, says Wilshire Blvd. Temple statement

    December 18, 2012 | 4:17 pm

    Statement to Wilshire Blvd. Temple congregants from Executive Director Howard Kaplan:

    We have an update on the bomb threat at the Temple’s Mid-Wilshire campus today.  The LAPD blew up the suspicious package left in a car adjacent to the Temple and determined it did NOT contain...

  • Wilshire Boulevard Temple target of bomb threats

    By Ryan E. Smith

    December 18, 2012 | 3:52 pm

    UPDATE (DEC. 20): Man arrested in connection with L.A. synagogue bomb threats

    DEC. 18: Police responded to multiple bomb threats targeting the Koreatown home of Wilshire Boulevard Temple (WBT) and a police squad car parked adjacent to the campus on Dec. 18, disrupting life for...

  • Suspect arrested in Peace Now bomb threat

    November 9, 2011 | 10:14 am

    Jerusalem police arrested a suspect in the vandalism and bomb threat at the city’s offices of Peace Now.

    The suspect—a 21-year-old from Mevasseret Zion, a Jerusalem neighborhood—had been arrested previously for threatening the head of Peace Now, Yariv Oppenheimer, and is believed to...

  • Bomb threat made at Peace Now offices

    November 7, 2011 | 10:09 am

    The Jerusalem offices of Peace Now were threatened.

    The building was evacuated Sunday evening after a bomb threat. A man speaking into the building’s intercom system reportedly said that the building would soon blow up. Police evacuated the two-story building.

    The words “price tag”...

  • Bomb threat evacuates two Miami-area temples

    September 16, 2010 | 11:49 am

    Two Miami-area synagogues were evacuated following a bomb threat.

    A call Wednesday morning to Temple Dor Dorim in Weston, Fla., said there was a bomb at the synagogue as well as at Temple B’nai Aviv, also in Weston, the Miami Herald reported.

    The bomb squad did not find any explosives at either temple.