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Interfaith Collaboration for Security

For House of Worship Interfaith Collaboration Is the Future of Security. When I was doing local research on this topic, I did see a few examples. One of the easiest to do is arrange for alternative space for worship if … Continue reading

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Questioning “Fight”

Run, hide, fight’ has become a mantra for how to act during a mass shooting. Here’s what it really involves

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Non-Profit Security Grants

See this article on non-profit security grants.

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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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HOWs Struggle with Security

After High-Profile Attacks, Houses Of Worship Struggle With Security. It is understandable that houses of worship need to improve security but some aspects of this new concern are worrisome.

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Protecting Soft Targets – with focus on faith based groups

Protecting Soft Targets

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Review of Attacks on Houses of Worship

From the Associated Press: A look at attacks on houses of worship over last decade.

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