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‘I did get into things that were more antisemitic... more hateful,’ Bomb hoax suspect apologizes to Jewish congregation in emotional event
Rabbi Levi Mentz hosted a meeting at Congregation Beth Israel on March 20 with Cooper Wells Hansen, who was arrested in 2023 in connection with a bomb threat at the synagogue. - photo by Kelly Whitmire
On March 21, 2023, there was chaos around Congregation Beth Israel, Forsyth County’s only synagogue, after a reported bomb threat meant the building had to be cleared and swept.