It appears that the rise in anti-Semitic bomb threats to Jewish community centers in the U.S. and throughout Europe can to tied to a dual U.S.-Israeli citizen living in Ashkelon, Israel:

From the Jerusalem Post:

An 18 and-a-half year old dual US-Israeli citizen from Ashkelon has been arrested on suspicion of standing behind most of a series of bomb and other threats to Jewish communities ranging from the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand over the past six months, The Jerusalem Post has learned.

As of Thursday, with a gag order on the probe lifted by the Rishon Lezion Magistrate’s Court, which extended his detention, sources indicate that most of the cases of threats against Jewish communities and organizations, though not all, led investigators back to Israel.

The rest here.

Update. FBI confirms:

According to the article, investigators have been looking at this guy as a suspect for over 6 months…

…which means all of the anger at the Trump administration for not doing enough to catch him was misplaced. Such as this letter to Trump and AG Sessions earlier this month:

And in other words, Trump was right when he questioned the narrative that it was his supporters behind the threats:

And Trump was right about the other suspect that’s been arrested, too:

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.



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