FBI Issues Passover Warning to Jewish Community: ‘Very Real Threats’

The Jewish holiday of Passover will be celebrated beginning next week against a background of rising threats that has drawn the attention of the FBI.
Passover, which celebrates the Old Testament deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt under the leadership of Moses, begins on Monday evening and ends on the evening of Tuesday, April 30.
Coming in the midst of Israel’s war against Hamas and a massive spike in anti-Semitic incidents, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that vigilance against terrorism will accompany this year’s celebration.

“We at the bureau remain particularly concerned that lone actors could target large gatherings, high profile events, or symbolic or religious locations for violence — particularly a concern, of course, as we look to the start of Passover on Monday evening,” Wray said, according to CNN.

Passover, an annual celebration of resilience …

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