Jewish Security

Security Tightens Here

Stepped-up Passover patrols after three killed in Jewish facilities in Overland Park, Kan.

04/16/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Police in the New York area are increasing patrols around Jewish institutions throughout the Passover holiday “out of an abundance of caution” following the killing of three people by a white supremacist at two Jewish institutions in suburban Kansas City Sunday, according to the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York.

An Overland Park, Kan., police vehicle in front of the Jewish Community Campus of Greater Kansas City. Getty Images

Homeland Security in Chicago to beef up Jewish security

10/31/2010 - 20:00

SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) -- Agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are in Chicago to beef up security at Jewish institutions.

They arrived Sunday and are working through the Chicago Jewish federation, according to Paul Goldenberg, national director of the Secure Community Network (SCN), a security agency that is the product of the Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.

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