Tag: Jewish Security

Bronx Terror Target Synagogues To Get Fed Funds

| July 19, 2010 | 1 Comment

A New York congressman says two Bronx synagogues targeted in a terror plot will receive federal funds to help prevent future terrorist attempts. Rep. Anthony Weiner said Sunday that the two sites were among 80 high-risk groups receiving Homeland Security Department money. They will share more than $5.8 million. Weiner says the average award will […]

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Homeland security releases new funds to Jewish non-profits

| July 17, 2010 | 1 Comment

The Department of Homeland Security released $19 million to secure non-profits, the vast majority Jewish. Of 271 institutions named in a list released this week by DHS, 254 are Jewish, including synagogues, schools, community centers and offices. The funds were released as part of a congressionally mandated program in place since 2005 that targets institutions […]

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Jewish Institutions Emerge Untouched After Bangkok Violence

| May 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

With quiet restored to the streets of Bangkok, Rabbi Yosef C. Kantor, the Chabad-Lubavitch emissary who had urged Jewish residents in the city to pray for the peace of Thailand, reported just before the dawn of the Jewish Sabbath that communal institutions had largely been spared the effects of a mid-week crackdown on anti-government protesters. […]

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French minister discusses arson attack against Jewish school with community leader

| September 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

PARIS (EJP)—French Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux discussed with a Jewish community leader the security issue for Jewish sites in France ahead of upcoming Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.  During the meeting, the minister also raised the arson attack against a Jewish school which happened on the same day in the southern France’s […]

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