Two NYC synagogues evacuated over bomb threats – EVOL

Three New York City synagogues and The Brooklyn Museum received false bomb threats on Saturday, according to police.

The Upper West Side’s Congregation Rodeph Sholom, located at 7 W. 83rd Street near Central Park, was evacuated after police received a report of a bomb threat around 3:15 p.m.

Congregation Rodeph Sholom synagogue in Manhattan was evacuated due to a bomb threat made on May 4, 2024. William Miller

Police confirmed that the threat was unfounded.

Another threat — which was also determined to be false — was reported at  the progressive, LGBTQ-friendly Congregation Beit Simchat Torah at 130 W. 30th Street.

Nobody was inside that synagogue at the time and the threat was also determined to be false, police said.

Then, at 5:15 p.m., The Brooklyn Heights Synagogue on Remsen Street also received a bomb threat.

Three employees were evacuated and no explosives were found, cops said.

The threats made against Congregation Rodeph Sholom and Chabad of Midtown remain under investigation. William Miller

Another bomb threat was reported 15 minutes later at the Brooklyn Museum, an art museum in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

Again, the threat was found to false, according to police.

It’s unclear if the threats are connected at this time and they



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