Anti-Defamation League's Manhattan headquarters targeted by bomb threat

The Anti-Defamation League's national headquarters in NY on Wednesday was hit with an anonymous bomb threat.

Although the bomb threat against the ADL was determined to have been "not credible", the organization is "taking it very seriously." .

Cuomo has ordered the New York State Police to coordinate with federal and local law enforcement municipalities to investigate the disturbing trend.

"This is not the first time that ADL has been targeted, and it will not deter us in our efforts to combat anti-Semitism and hate against people of all races and religions", Greenblatt said.

"We are treating these incidents for what they are - as crimes - and we will not allow them to go unpunished", he said.

"Make no mistake, we will find these perpetrators and hold them fully accountable for their actions", Cuomo added.

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After Monday's wave of threats, there have been 68 bomb threats at 53 different Jewish community centers in the US and Canada in 2017.

On Tuesday, the Lawrence Family JCC in La Jolla, in the San Diego area, was also evacuated due to a bomb threat sent by email.

2017 so far has seen an uptick in anti-Semitic incidents across the country, and President Donald Trump issued a formal denouncement of anti-Semitism on Tuesday this week.

Almost 70 such bomb threats (68) in a total of four waves have been called in since January 1, 2017, at 53 JCCs in 26 states and one province in Canada.

There have been dozens of threats on Jewish community centers across the country and Canada in recent months.

The president said that the museum was "a meaningful reminder" of why America needs to fight "bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms".

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