bomb threats

April 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Hundreds Gather in Bethesda for the Launch of Communities United Against Hate (VIDEO)

On the same day that some residents remembered the millions of lives lost during the Holocaust, a new group standing up against bigotry launched. The Communities United Against Hate (CUAH) of Montgomery County held its first rally at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School on Sunday evening. “We’re bringing people together,” said Paul Tiao,  president of CUAH […]

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March 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Jewish Leaders Express Relief at Arrest in Israel

The leader of a Jewish Community Center in Rockville said Thursday he was relieved at the arrest of an Israeli 19-year-old for the series of bomb scares that were called in Jewish sites across the United States. But the arrest won’t change much at the Bender JCC of Greater Washington, said its CEO, Michael Feinstein. […]

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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 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Updated: Officials Reaffirm Solidarity with Jewish Community After Recent Bomb Threats (VIDEO)

Updated: In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Ron Halber, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) discusses the number of bomb threats and hate-based vandalism made toward Jewish community centers: Original post: In response to the recent threats made to the Jewish community, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to be […]

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April 29, 2014 | Valerie Bonk and Sonya Burke

Two Area High Schools Evacuated After Bomb Threats (Video)

UPDATED: Two Montgomery County public schools were evacuated Tuesday morning (April 29) following bomb threats, according to Montgomery County police. Northwest High School in Germantown and Northwood High School in Silver Spring were evacuated following calls that were placed ten minutes apart, according to Montgomery Police Spokesperson Angela Cruz. In this MyMCMedia extra, parents wait […]

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