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Security Update

By Shawn Brokos / Friday, April 12, 2024 / 0 Comments

Several Jewish organizations throughout Pennsylvania, including Pittsburgh, were targeted with hoax bomb threats this week.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, April 5, 2024 / 0 Comments

SCN urges the American Jewish community to expand its vigilance and preparation to prevent attacks while encouraging Jewish facilities to remain open.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, March 29, 2024 / 0 Comments

YTD 2024, the Jewish Federation has logged 73 incidents in our Virtual Command Center. This compares to 23 YTD 2023. We remain in a heightened threat environment and are working closely with law enforcement to monitor potential threat activity.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, March 22, 2024 / 0 Comments

If you have been a victim of cyber-enabled fraud, please let us know and we can help guide you on what to do.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, March 15, 2024 / 0 Comments

In just one year, antisemitic comments on TikTok rose 912%.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, March 8, 2024 / 0 Comments

On Tuesday, Allegheny County Council members voted 9-3 against a resolution urging the federal government to call for a ceasefire in Israel-Hamas war after six hours of hearing public comments.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, March 1, 2024 / 0 Comments

New protocols were announced for Pittsburgh Bureau of Police that may cause a reduction in officer response time.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, February 23, 2024 / 0 Comments

So far in 2024, the Jewish Federation has logged 36 incidents in our Virtual Command Center. We remain in a heightened threat environment and are working closely with law enforcement to monitor potential threat activity.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, February 16, 2024 / 0 Comments

Please let us know if you receive a message or request from Edaan Brook.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, February 9, 2024 / 0 Comments

So far in 2024, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh has logged 26 incidents in our Virtual Command Center. We remain in a heightened threat environment and are working closely with law enforcement to monitor potential threat activity.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, February 2, 2024 / 0 Comments

The federal Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) grant will likely open in May with a short deadline.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, January 26, 2024 / 0 Comments

Pro-Palestinian organization set to “Flood Airports for Gaza” on January 27th.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, January 19, 2024 / 0 Comments

The U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) is hosting virtual presentations on preventing targeted violence.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, January 5, 2024 / 0 Comments

Familiarize yourself with the signs of terrorism-related activity with this guide.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, December 22, 2023 / 0 Comments

Hardy Lloyd was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison with 3 years of supervised release based on his guilty plea on Sept 19, 2023.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, December 15, 2023 / 0 Comments

Four Jewish Pittsburgh organizations and at least ten Philadelphia Jewish organizations received hoax bomb threats.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, December 8, 2023 / 0 Comments

As you celebrate Chanukah, please be vigilant and report anything suspicious or concerning immediately to 911 and then to the Jewish Federation using the Incident Report Form.

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By Shawn Brokos / Wednesday, November 22, 2023 / 0 Comments

Since Nov 17th there have been multiple Jewish organizations across the country targeted with hoax bomb threats.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, November 17, 2023 / 0 Comments

We are in a heightened threat environment and are working in close collaboration with law enforcement to monitor potential threat activity.

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By Shawn Brokos / Friday, November 10, 2023 / 0 Comments

We are in a heightened threat environment and are working in close collaboration with law enforcement to monitor potential threat activity.

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