These are the steps Jewish institutions are taking to secure themselves against possible attacks
January 22, 2021
(JTA) — When someone threw rocks a couple months ago at the doors of a Chabad center in Atlanta, the glass didn’t shatter.
That’s because earlier in the year, local Chabad leaders decided to reevaluate their security following an incident with a trespasser.
Neil Rabinovitz, a former 22-year veteran of the FBI who now works as community security director for the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, visited the site and performed a security assessment. He determined that the building needed to add more security cameras, change its system for locking doors — and presciently, install a...