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February 07, 2022

TOMORROW @ 10AM: Joint Hearing on the Nonprofit Security Grant Program and Protecting Houses of Worship with the American Jewish Community

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, February 8th,  the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, & Recovery, chaired by Rep. Val Demings (D-FL), and the Subcommittee on Intelligence & Counterterrorism, chaired by Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), will hold a joint hearing entitled, “The Nonprofit Security Grant Program and Protecting Houses of Worship: A View From The American Jewish Community.” The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony from leaders in the American Jewish Community about the heightened violence and threats against their houses of worship and community members.  The hearing will also highlight the importance of the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP), which plays a critical role in helping at-risk nonprofit organizations and religious communities bolster security.

This virtual hearing will be streamed live on YouTube and on our website.

Event details:

WHAT: Joint Subcommittee Hearing - The Nonprofit Security Grant Program and Protecting Houses of Worship: A View from The American Jewish Community

WHEN: Tuesday, February 8 @ 10am EST

WITNESSES:

  • Mr. Charlie Cytron-Walker, Rabbi, Congregation Beth Israel, Colleyville, TX
  • Mr. Yosef Konikov, Rabbi, Chabad of South Orlando
  • Hon. Eric Fingerhut, President and CEO, The Jewish Federations of North America and former Member of Congress
  • Mr. Michael Masters, National Director and CEO, Secure Community Network

Updated info and livestream available here.

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