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11/08/2019

Pittsburgh Security Rep, Survivors of Synagogue Shooting Share Safety Tips, Experience

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Pittsburgh Security Rep, Survivors of Synagogue Shooting Share Safety Tips, Experience

Law enforcement agents gathered with leaders of the Jewish community to hear about lessons learned from the Tree of Life Congregation shootings from the director of community security for the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

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09/24/2019

Federation Security, Police Ready for High Holy Days

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Federation Security, Police Ready for High Holy Days

As congregants prepare to engage in perhaps the most introspective time of the year, those charged with safeguarding synagogues are preparing to do so in light of a “new normal.”

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08/25/2019

A Closer Look at Our Community Needs

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Security

Each June, we allocate the dollars raised through the Campaign for Jewish Needs to a wide range of local and international organizations.

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03/20/2019

Protecting Cleveland’s Houses of Worship

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Protecting Cleveland’s Houses of Worship

Faith-based communities across the country have been facing a growing threat from xenophobia, bigotry, and hatred. The Jewish Federation of Cleveland, in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and U.S. Attorney’s Office, hosted a security training session open to all Cleveland faith-based communities, called “Protecting Your House of Worship.”

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11/09/2018

Synagogues Re-Evaluate Security in Wake of Pittsburgh Shooting

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Synagogues Re-Evaluate Security in Wake of Pittsburgh Shooting

When congregants of Green Road Synagogue in Beachwood gathered for services a week after the mass shooting at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, they might have noticed an increase of security with an armed guard at the shul.

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11/09/2018

Keeping Our Day Schools Safe

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Keeping Our Day Schools Safe

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland helps educate and empower the next generation of Jewish youth through our religious schools and five Jewish day schools to make sure that every little girl and boy can be whatever they want to be when they grow up.

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09/06/2018

Annual Meeting Examines Safety Practices, Introduces New Technology

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Annual Meeting Examines Safety Practices, Introduces New Technology

Local law enforcement and security specialists reviewed safety practices, discussed possible threats and outlined emergency notification options during the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s annual High Holy Days security meeting Aug. 28.

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04/13/2018

Federation Security Experts Collaborate During Cleveland Conference

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Security for each Jewish federation is a “different animal,” Jim Harnett, director of community-wide security for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland told attendees at the beginning of the four-day Security Director’s Conference and PRT Training.

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09/15/2017

Security Training Increase as High Holy Days Near

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Security Training Increase as High Holy Days Near

For years, security has been a factor when planning a local Jewish event because of the rise in anti-Semitic and terror attacks. The High Holy Days are no different.

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01/31/2017

Federation Hosts Security Training

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Federation Hosts Security Training

Jim Hartnett, director of community wide security for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, could not have predicted how timely a bomb threat management workshop would be when he scheduled it six months ago.

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