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El Paso Holocaust Museum responds to recent threats against Jewish community

Museum officials in El Paso say they're concerned after recent anti-Semitic threats around the country.

Museum officials in El Paso say they're concerned after recent anti-Semitic threats around the country.

Several Jewish centers reported bomb threats over the weekend, including in Houston.

Last month, vandals destroyed tombstones at a cemetery in Pennsylvania.

According to the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, more than 150 threats have been reported since January.

Investigators believe many of the calls are from overseas.

"Anti-Semitism is called 'the longest hatred.' It is why the holocaust happened, and seeing these things reoccur, of course it's very concerning to us," said Jamie Flores, programming and education director at the El Paso Holocaust Museum.

Flores said he hasn't heard of anything against the El Paso Jewish community and that the museum hasn't received any threats. Flores said they've reviewed training procedures and are keeping a close eye on the developments nationally.

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