Security

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, June 14, 2024
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With the uptick in graffiti and antisemitic incidents please consider joining the Jewish Federation’s Virtual Block Watch Program. The program is entirely voluntary and is designed to keep our community safe through collaboration.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, June 7, 2024
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The defense team in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial has filed its notice to appeal the conviction and sentence.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, May 31, 2024
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With the uptick in graffiti and antisemitic incidents please consider joining the Jewish Federation’s Virtual Block Watch Program, a volunteer network that can be called upon to provide residential or business video surveillance footage to help prevent, deter, and possibly solve crimes.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, May 24, 2024
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William Murray was arrested yesterday for Ethnic Intimidation relating to the alleged hate symbol he drew at the entrance of Shaare Torah. At this time, we do not have reason to believe he poses a threat to our community.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, May 17, 2024
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An individual has been charged with the theft of multiple “We Stand with Israel” street signs in Squirrel Hill.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, May 10, 2024
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In many instances across the country, professional protestors are leading these efforts, and the rhetoric and actions continue to be concerning for Jewish students and the Jewish community-at-large.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, May 3, 2024
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The Schenley Plaza encampment was completely disbanded on April 29.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, April 26, 2024
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University of Pittsburgh was one of 33 universities engaging in anti-Israel protests. The protest initially started on Tuesday, April 23rd on Pitt’s campus but the students were then moved to Schenley Plaza with the agreement that they will vacate today.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, April 19, 2024
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This week, several Pittsburgh-area synagogues received threatening messages online. We then saw some Catholic organizations and other faith-based groups receive similar messaging. FBI Pittsburgh is investigating. These are separate and apart from the hoax bomb threats mentioned in last week’s newsletter.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, April 12, 2024
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Several Jewish organizations throughout Pennsylvania, including Pittsburgh, were targeted with hoax bomb threats this week.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, April 5, 2024
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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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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, March 29, 2024
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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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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, March 22, 2024
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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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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, March 15, 2024
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In just one year, antisemitic comments on TikTok rose 912%.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, March 8, 2024
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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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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, March 1, 2024
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New protocols were announced for Pittsburgh Bureau of Police that may cause a reduction in officer response time.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, February 23, 2024
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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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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, February 16, 2024
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Please let us know if you receive a message or request from Edaan Brook.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, February 9, 2024
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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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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, February 2, 2024
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The federal Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) grant will likely open in May with a short deadline.

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