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Houston police will use bomb sniffing dogs Thursday morning as they search through a  Houston synagogue.

Bomb threats were made to Congregation Beth Israel and Congregation Or Ami. Congregation Beth Israel said in a statement that the threat was received for Thursday, May 2.

Beth Israel’s Day School, The Shlenker School, will be closed Thursday. Police bomb-sniffing dogs will sweep the building in the morning, according to an official statement.

The school is expected to reopen on Friday.

Congregation Or Ami does not have a day school. Police have searched the facility and are taking security precautions.

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