Diaspora Jews Learn in Israel How to Protect Community Institutions

[Maariv-Hebrew] Eli Bardenstein - Representatives of Jewish communities throughout the world are coming to Israel for courses in security to learn how to protect synagogues and schools, in the wake of a rise in anti-Semitism and hatred of Jews in many places. Another course in public institution security concluded two weeks ago, attended by tens of representatives of Jewish communities. A European Jewish official explained that the course did not involve self-defense or weapons training, but rather the internal security of institutions, checking identification papers, and learning about types of threats. The principal problem is not with embassies or organizations such as the Jewish Agency and the JDC, which have advanced security systems, but with the smaller organizations.

2009-03-09 06:00:00

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