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Police in New Jersey Are Looking for the Man Responsible for the Synagogue Molotov Cocktail Incident

A molotov cocktail was thrown at a synagogue early on Sunday morning in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

Police are looking for the man who did it.

According to police, the suspect lit a molotov cocktail and tossed it into Temple Ner Tamid’s entrance at 3:19 a.m. No damage was done when the glass bottle broke.

Around 3:19 in the morning, the suspect, who is from Bloomfield, New Jersey, lighted a molotov cocktail and tossed it at Temple Ner Tamid. Bureau of Public Safety in Bloomfield

Around 9:30 a.m., police received a call about property damage at the synagogue and arrived to investigate after watching CCTV footage of the suspect.

Photos provided by the police show the man appearing to be dressed in a ski mask and a black hoodie with white writing or graphics on the front. It’s thought that he is a White male.

Black sweatshirts, jeans, and ski masks were all items of clothing the suspect was sporting.
Bureau of Public Safety in Bloomfield

The Anti-Defamation League reports that there were 2,717 anti-Semitic incidents in the US in 2021, a 34% rise over 2020 and the most since the group began keeping track of occurrences in 1979.

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