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06/02/2022

Security Training Helps Law Enforcement Remain Up-To-Date

Tags: Federation, Security

Security Training Helps Law Enforcement Remain Up-To-Date

On May 22, JFC Security, LLC – the security provider of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland – held a community-wide emergency preparedness exercise with various local police and fire departments, as well as Federation’s leadership team. Over the course of the day, the network of first responders and law enforcement managed two different crises simultaneously – one involving an explosive device; the other involving a hostage situation – staged at Heights Jewish Center Synagogue in University Heights and Suburban Temple-Kol Ami in Beachwood.

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05/11/2022

Developing Muscle Memory Through Security Training

Tags: Federation, Security

Developing Muscle Memory Through Security Training

Helping to keep Jewish Cleveland safe - while preserving its open and welcoming spirit - has long been a top priority for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and its security provider JFC Security, LLC. To that end, JFC Security has increased its team of highly trained security officers over the years to support local law enforcement agencies, as well as deployed leading-edge security technology throughout the community.

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03/24/2022

FBI, Jewish Community Strengthen Connection in Wake of Colleyville

Tags: Federation, Security

FBI, Jewish Community Strengthen Connection in Wake of Colleyville

One day after the Jan. 15 hostage crisis at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, Jim Hartnett, director of community-wide security for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, took a telephone call from Jeff Fortunato, assistant special agent in charge of Cleveland FBI.

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03/11/2022

Cleveland on Ground Floor of Advanced Security Training

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Cleveland on Ground Floor of Advanced Security Training

The Israeli Ministry of Diaspora Affairs offered Community Awareness and Resilience Education security training to the Cleveland Jewish community from March 6 to March 10.

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02/10/2022

Hoffman’s Vision Nearly Two Decades Ago Saving Jewish Lives Around Country

Tags: Federation, Security

Hoffman’s Vision Nearly Two Decades Ago Saving Jewish Lives Around Country

Days before Stephen H. Hoffman was due in Jerusalem for the 2003 General Assembly of United Jewish Communities, truck bombs detonated in front of two synagogues in Istanbul, Turkey.

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01/20/2022

Partnerships, Security Training Key to Safety

Tags: Federation, Security

Partnerships, Security Training Key to Safety

Local police departments in the eastern suburbs of Cleveland credited the Jewish Federation of Cleveland for alerting them to a live hostage crisis in Colleyville, Texas, Jan. 15 just before noon and stepped up their response immediately.

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12/06/2021

Safety in Our Jewish Day Schools

Tags: Federation, Partner, Security, Family, Day Schools

Safety in Our Jewish Day Schools

When a shooting had been reported at the Embassy Suites hotel in Beachwood on April 20, many buildings within the city immediately went into lockdown. For parents with children in schools nearby a shooting, this can be an especially stressful time.

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11/18/2021

JFC Security ‘Contributed A Lot’ To Homeland Security Summit

Tags: Federation, Security

JFC Security ‘Contributed A Lot’ To Homeland Security Summit

After attending a three-day security summit, the security director of JFC Security, LLC, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s security provider, said Cleveland has a balanced and smart security plan which he hopes resonates in the community.

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09/09/2021

Area Security Beefed Up Ahead Of High Holy Days

Tags: Federation, Security, Holidays

Area Security Beefed Up Ahead Of High Holy Days

At a time when antisemitism continues to reach all-time high levels across the country, JFC Security, LLC and area law enforcement have devised security plans intended to provide appropriate security so that community members can enjoy the High Holy Days safely.

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06/21/2021

Federation Security Provider Offers Safety Recommendations

Tags: Federation, Security

Federation Security Provider Offers Safety Recommendations

In the midst of rising antisemitism trends across the United States, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s security provider, JFC Security, LLC, compiled a list of safety recommendations for the Jewish community to follow, where individuals can also protect the entire community.

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