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Six local Jewish organizations have received significant funding for security improvements, with support from the US Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Sarasota-Manate Federation, and a secure community network.

The donations were part of a $ 180 million rehabilitation and rehabilitation program for local non-profit organizations most at risk from terrorist attacks.

Jeff Solomon, the Jewish community safety director for SCN, said: “I first conducted risk and vulnerability assessments on organizations.” I helped set up security committees to help them apply for financial support, and I provided several gift training webinars. . I was happy to use all available SCN resources to facilitate the relief process.

An estimated $ 2.7 million has been donated to 50 organizations in Florida.

Local organizations receiving $ 587,193 in subsidies were the Hurshore Shiff Community Day School ($ 150,000). Aviva Senior Lifestyle ($ 100,000); Temple Imanu-El ($ 100,000); Temple Sinai ($ 90,103); Suncoast JFCS ($ 84,250); And the Jewish Council of Venice ($ 62,840). The local Chabad synagogue received a total of $ 300,000.

Kim Adler

“We are very grateful that our Sarasota-Manate Jewish institutions have provided us with this much-needed security assistance,” said Kim Adler, the federation’s general manager. Florida State Budget to Improve Security on Our New Campus. It is gratifying that our elected officials and our government are committed to the safety of our local Jewish community.

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