West Hartford JCC receives bomb threat

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Police officials said no explosives were found, but they did confirm a threat was made Thursday morning.

The building was evacuated while police investigated the text and swept the premises. The funding would be used to support security and assist organizations with prevention efforts and response to threats.

JCC leaders from across the U.S. on Wednesday sent an open letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking that he take more action to deter the threats.

The letter, sent by the JCC Association of North America and signed by 141 of the group's leaders, came as two more community centers received threats of violence on Wednesday.

The NYPD got the call about the emailed threat at about 9:30 a.m. He is accused of being responsible for eight of the incidents and did so in an attempt to frame a personal adversary.

Use our exclusive interactive map below to find more information on the exact dates and locations of the bomb threats.

"We've never seen such a period of concentrated threats against the Jewish community", New York Mayor Bill de Blasio told a press conference.

"The potential ripple of effect of these threats locally and nationally can not be understated", said the JCCA.

"Whilst we are happy that no one was physically hurt, we are concerned about the antisemitism behind the threats, and the disturbance to our day-to-day lives", the museum said in a statement on Facebook. "That I can promise you", Cuomo said in a videotaped news conference.

The lawmakers said in the letter they want to make sure the centers can continue to "serve their communities free from violence and intimidation".

"We need action to stop these threats", Bernstein said.

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