LISTEN: This Is One of the Bomb Threats Allegedly Made by Israeli-American Teen Against Jewish Centers

Recording obtained of a bomb threat made to a Jewish Community Center in January

Haaretz
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Brighton Police Chief Mark Henderson talks to reporters after a press briefing after a bomb threat was reported at the Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester in Brighton, N.Y on March 7, 2017
Brighton Police Chief Mark Henderson talks to reporters after a press briefing after a bomb threat was reported at the Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester in Brighton, N.Y on MaCredit: TINA MACINTYRE-YEE/AP
Haaretz
JTA

On Thursday, Israel's cyberattack unit arrested an Israeli-American teen for allegedly making bomb threats against a number of Jewish institutions across the world.

A recording obtained by JTA of one of the bomb threats made in January is allegedly by the youth detained in Israel as part of a string of threats made against Jewish community centers across the U.S.

The brief call, from January 18, sounds like it was made using voice-disguising technology that protects the caller’s identity. Audio of the call and a transcript are below.

TRANSCRIPT:

It’s a C-4 bomb with a lot of shrapnel, surrounded by a bag (inaudible). In a short time, a large number of Jews are going to be slaughtered. Their heads are going to [sic] blown off from the shrapnel. There’s a lot of shrapnel. There’s going to be a bloodbath that’s going to take place in a short time. I think I told you enough. I must go.

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