In Charleston, synagogues assess threat while finding ways to stand up to hate.
Security has been heightened at synagogues in Charleston, S.C., following the church massacre last week of nine black parishioners by a suspected white supremacist whose website was filled with hatred for both blacks and Jews.
White House issues security guidelines for houses of worship, stressing precaution.
With the High Holy Days coming just as the U.S. military is poised to launch a punitive attack on Syria, an emergency preparations guide for houses of worship was released last week at the White House. But officials stressed that it is being issued solely as a precaution.