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Wednesday, April 05, 2017

House lawmakers urge increased security funding for Jewish institutions




(JTA) — A bipartisan letter by House members is calling for increased funding for a program that funds security for Jewish sites.
The letter, spearheaded by Reps. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., and Dan Donovan, R-N.Y., and signed by 112 lawmakers, calls for more than doubling funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program, to $50 million a year from $20 million. It cites intelligence assessments finding the threat of “homegrown violent extremists, who draw inspiration from ISIL or other Sunni extremist organizations,” as well as bomb threats and anti-Semitic acts committed against Jewish community centers, schools, museums and synagogues...
Never mind the fact that the hundreds of bomb threats were made by a Jewish dual citizen of Israel, never mind the fact that police determined that the Jewish cemeteries were not vandalized, but were rather in disrepair and falling apart due to lack of care, and never mind the fact that ISIL, ISIS, and whatever other scary supposed Arab terror group they come up with has NEVER attacked Israel!



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