UK Jewish School Evacuated by Bomb Squad

A Jewish primary school in Gateshead, England, was evacuated due to a bomb scare.

Students were sent home early and the police detonated a suspicious package in a controlled explosion, according to reports.

Located in northern England, Gateshead is the home of the Gateshead Yeshiva, Europe’s largest yeshiva, and the city has a large community of Orthodox Jews.

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