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Ahead of Passover, Homeland Security steps up effort to protect Jewish facilities and congregants

 

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The exterior of a synagogue featuring a locked door.

(JNS) - Colleyville. Pittsburgh. Poway.

Too many Jewish institutions are wondering if they'll be next. Too many in Brooklyn, N.Y., and elsewhere already deal with the reality of antisemitic attacks that keep on coming.

The federal government says it stands ready to help ahead of the holiday season.

Marcus Coleman, director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, sat down one-on-one with JNS to explain what resources are available for those looking to secure their facilities and worshippers, and what steps can be taken to ensure that...



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