Homeland Security

OU Advocacy works with federal policymakers to strengthen the security and safety of our community’s synagogues and day schools.

OUA Calls for Security Funds in Wake of Bomb Threats

Trenton, NJ – In the wake of bomb threats at Jewish community centers across the United States, the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center called on the New Jersey legislature to pass the Nonprofit Security Grant Pilot Program (A-425), a bill to … Continued
Read More Posted at January 19, 2017 at 11:46 am

Advocacy Pays Off for Our Community’s Security

I am excited to share with you that our persistent advocacy efforts in Congress to improve our community’s safety and security are paying off. The Omnibus Appropriations Bill introduced in Congress yesterday included a proposed $20 million appropriation for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)—a program that has helped Jewish day schools and shuls across the country improve their security.
Read More Posted at December 16, 2015 at 5:15 pm

Orthodox Union Welcomes Proposed Security Funding for Nonprofits in Federal Appropriations Bill; Amount is Highest Funding Level for NSGP since 2007

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, welcomes the Omnibus Appropriations Bill, introduced in Congress last night, which includes a $20 million appropriation for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Nonprofit Security Grants Program (NSGP)—a $7 million increase over FY 2015 and the highest funding level for the program since FY 2007.
Read More Posted at December 16, 2015 at 10:36 am

Orthodox Union Applauds Senate Subcommittee Boost To DHS Security Grants to Nonprofits

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauded the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Homeland Security for approving a proposal to increase the funding allocation for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) to $25 million for Fiscal Year 2016.
Read More Posted at June 16, 2015 at 4:48 pm

Orthodox Union Welcomes $13 Million Funding For Nonprofit Security Grants In Homeland Security Bill

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, welcomed Congressional passage of a “clean” funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, which includes $13 million for the Nonprofit Security Grants Program (NSGP). The House sent the legislation to President Obama; he signed the bill into law today.
Read More Posted at March 4, 2015 at 10:59 am
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