FBI Investigating Threats Against North Carolina Jewish School


fbiThe FBI and local police are investigating threats made against a Jewish day school located in Greensboro, N.C.

According to local reports, the B’nai Shalom Day School, a school affiliated with Beth David Synagogue in Greensboro, received a threatening letter on Monday that included racial epithets that indicated someone planned to harm people, the Greensboro News and Record reported.

B’nai Shalom Day School, the school affiliated with Beth David Synagogue in Greensboro, was closed Nov. 23-24 as a “precautionary measure,” a Greensboro police spokeswoman said. The school was scheduled to be closed for the remainder of this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

“All of our Jewish community institutions remain vigilant in taking special precautions to ensure the safety of our staff members, our students and all community members,” Marilyn Chandler, executive director of the Greensboro Jewish Foundation, said in a statement Tuesday.