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How Pittsburgh changed the way American Jews think about security

A security camera hangs across the street from the Park East Synagogue in New York City, March 3, 2017. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Here’s the sad paradox of the shooting nearly one year ago at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue: The killing of 11 worshippers, the worst attack on Jews in U.S. history, hit a community that was one of the best prepared to handle such an assault. In… Read more »

Tucson not affected as 17 bomb threats called in to JCCs nationwide

At least 17 Jewish community centers across the United States were targeted with bomb threats in the third wave of such mass disruption this month. Paul Goldenberg, the director of Secure Community Network — an affiliate of the Jewish federations of North America, which advises Jewish groups and institutions… Read more »