Leaders weigh in after 2 bomb threats in 2 weeks at Jewish Community Center

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Local leaders are weighing in following two bomb threats in two weeks at the Jewish Community Center in Indianapolis.

Officers responded to the Jewish Community Center, located in the 6700 block of Hoover Road, Sunday afternoon around 2:48 p.m.

Police gave the all-clear after a thorough search:

Officials at the center confirmed the threat, and the temporary closing of their facility, in a tweet:

The threat, the second in as many weeks, comes during the Jewish festival of Purim, mentioned by the JCC in a Facebook post as “a thankful and joyous affirmation of Jewish survival against all odds.”

Mayor Hogsett commented on the threat via a tweet:

The threat Congresswoman Susan Brooks had this to say:

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