charles e. smith jewish day school

March 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett Seeks Funding to Boost Security at Jewish Community Centers

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is proposing the county spend $225,000 to beef up security at a Jewish facilities in the wake of recent bomb threats. In a memo sent to the County Council on Monday, Leggett is asking for security improvements at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington in Rockville, the Charles […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Hogan Declares Acts of Hate at Jewish Schools as “Despicable and Unacceptable”

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan describes the recent threats and acts of hate directed at Jewish schools and community centers in Maryland as “despicable and unacceptable.” Our administration condemns all forms of racism and discrimination,” wrote Hogan on his Facebook page. “I offer my full support to the Jewish community, and the Maryland State Police stands […]

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March 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bagels Not Bombs Rally Held in Rockville After Threats Made to Jewish Day School

In response to a recent bomb threat made to the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, residents gathered in Rockville early Wednesday for a rally called, “Bagels not Bombs.” Esther Schrader, who helped organize the event, said residents are concerned about the recent spike in threats being made towards Jewish community centers across the country. “I […]

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February 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Bomb Threat at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

Montgomery County police officers were called to the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville on Monday morning to investigate a bomb threat. Police spokesperson Rick Goodale said police received the report at 9:37 a.m. and, he said, officers swept the school but found nothing. He said police officers are now trying to determine […]

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