The FBI mentioned on Thursday it had obtained credible details about a “broad” menace to synagogues in New Jersey.
The FBI’s Newark workplace launched a press release urging synagogues to “take all safety precautions to guard your neighborhood and facility”.
Extra particular particulars weren’t launched.
In Jersey Metropolis, Mayor Steven Fulop mentioned police can be posted on the metropolis’s seven synagogues and foot patrols can be added within the broader Jewish neighborhood.
The governor of New Jersey, Phil Murphy, mentioned the state of affairs was being monitored and he was working with legislation enforcement to “make sure that all homes of worship are protected”.
In 2019, two assailants motivated by anti-Jewish hate killed three individuals in a kosher market in Jersey Metropolis, together with a police officer.