Tag: High Holidays

Federations’ security arm stresses awareness on holy days

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Security awareness should be a primary consideration for synagogues during the High Holidays, the security arm of the national Jewish community said. “Synagogue staff, security volunteers and greeters should be on the lookout for suspicious persons and/or activity around their facilities, particularly during services and other gatherings,” the Secure Community Network, an […]

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NYPD eyes ramped-up security for Jewish High Holy Days as Syria tensions rise

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

New York City will take necessary steps to ramp up security should the United States take military action against Syria, NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly told Jewish clergy and leaders Tuesday during a pre-High Holy Days briefing. As has become standard practice for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the NYPD will deploy officers and vehicles around […]

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