Greenville rabbi: Congregation on alert after threats to Jewish centers nationwide

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – All week, Jewish Community Centers across the country, including on in Raleigh, have received bomb threats. Fortunately, no threats have been made in our area. Regardless, Rabbi Harley Karz-Wagman out of the congregation in Greenville says his team is on high alert.

Fortunately, no threats have been made in eastern North Carolina.

Regardless, Rabbi Harley Karz-Wagman out of the congregation in Greenville said his team is on high alert.

“We’re always concerned as the only Jewish community and building in this area that we might become a target, so we’re always careful,” said Karz-Wagman. “Recently, particularly with the desecration of the cemetery in St. Louis, and with all of the threats that have gone on, it concerns us.”

Rabbi Harley said local law enforcement officers have reached out to see if the congregation needs anything.

He said threats to the Jewish community are nothing new.

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