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Bomb Threat Made at Indiana Synagogue

A bomb threat was made at a synagogue in Michigan City this morning.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is involved in trying to come up with a suspect.

According to Michigan City Police, the Sinai Temple at 2800 Franklin Street received the bomb threat in an email. Outside police agencies from Porter County then brought in their bomb detection dogs and no explosives were found during the ensuing search.

The FBI is involved in the investigation because of current worldwide tensions between Israel and Palestine.

According to the FBI, more than 1,100 anti-Jewish hate crimes were reported nationwide in 2022, the most recent year for which data was available.