Police in Albany, Troy investigate synagogue bomb threats during Rosh Hashanah

Troy Police said they responded to a threat at the Congregation Berith Sholom Synagogue Sunday morning for a bomb threat.

No services were occurring at the time and no individuals were inside the synagogue.

The building was searched and determined to be safe, police said.

Troy Police say that they believe other similar anonymous threats were received at a variety of locations across several states Sunday morning.

Meantime, Temple Israel in Albany also received a bomb threat on Friday evening, said police. Services were ongoing at the time. The temple was evacuated and searched. Nothing was found.