(Reuters) The organizations Thompson threatened included a Jewish museum in New York and the Anti-Defamation League, according to a criminal complaint in Manhattan federal court.
(RNS) Many worry that the suspect’s identity will lend credence to the claim, put forward frequently by anti-Semites, that Jews exaggerate threats and crimes against them, while undercutting efforts to reduce anti-Semitism at a time when statistics show it is actually rising.
(USA Today) Juan Thompson, who was picked up in St. Louis on Friday (March 3), is accused of making at least eight bomb threats against Jewish institutions in New York
(RNS) 'This is like a second home not just for me but for my son,' said Sara Kish, whose 2-year-old was evacuated from a JCC after a bomb threat. 'No one is going to take this away from us.'
(RNS) The shootings occurred at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, which is located in Overland Park, about 11 miles south of Kansas City, and at Village Shalom, a retirement home located nearby.