Monthly Archives: April 2019

Why So Many Attacks on HOWs?

Here is one explanation, from an article today in the Wash Post: Ancient hatreds, modern methods: How social media and political division feed attacks on sacred spaces. Here is another from the NY Times: Synagogue Shooting Keeps Religious Leaders on … Continue reading

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Latest Version of “Security of Soft Targets and Crowded Places”

From DHS, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency: Security of Soft Targets and Crowded Places–Resource Guide, April 2019

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New Task Force

Chertoff, Johnson Lead New Task Force to Toughen Security in Religious Communities Former DHS Secretaries Michael Chertoff and Jeh Johnson will co-chair a new Community Safety and Security Task Force convened by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League), a leading anti-hate organization, … Continue reading

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Jewish Emergency Management System Website

Here is one example of efforts to ensure security at houses of worship from the Boston area CJP organization.

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