Fla. synagogue evacuated over suspicious package


(JTA) — A synagogue in Boca Raton, Fla., was evacuated after a duffel bag was left at its door.

The bag turned out to be a donation of religious books, South Florida’s WPTV-TV reported.

The building was evacuated on Sunday morning due to the suspicious package.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue’s special operations truck were called to the scene.

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