A security alert issued for the Jewish community in San Antonio, Texas, was lifted after the FBI informed the Jewish Federation of San Antonio that there is no longer a "known imminent threat," the federation announced on Facebook late Friday night.
Earlier Friday, the community was put on high alert following a credible threat identified by the FBI.
In a Facebook post shared by the Jewish Federation of San Antonio, the organization stated that they had received information from the FBI "identifying a potential threat to an unconfirmed Jewish community facility in the San Antonio area.".
"In an abundance of caution, we are taking all appropriate steps to ensure the safety of the community."
Security personnel across all synagogues in the area have been notified and are operating at the highest alert level.
The Secure Community Network (SCN), the official safety and security organization of the Jewish community in North America, released a statement following reports on alert in San Antonio Texas.
Rez added that “Today, Jewish life in San Antonio was shut down based on warnings from the FBI prompting alerts throughout the Jewish community to avoid gathering in synagogue on the Sabbath or at any local Jewish facility. »