Jewish Schools Close After Belgian Terror Cell Raid

AP/Yves Logghe
AP/Yves Logghe

From Arutz Sheva:

Jewish schools in Brussels and Antwerp decided to cancel classes on Friday due to increased terror threats, the Belgian Joods Actueel website reports.

Belgium is on a heightened terror alert after authorities raided a terror cell in the eastern town of Verviers, killing two suspects in a firefight and arresting a third.

According to the Belgian website, based on an internal security analysis in the Jewish communities of possible threats, officials have decided to close the schools.

Isi Morsel, the head of the largest Jewish school Jesode Hatora said, “We were informed that we are a potential target and therefore we are taking no chances.”

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