Coverage: OU Advocacy Center-Convened Security Briefing with Attorney General Garland, DHS Secretary Mayorkas, FBI Director Wray, Other Senior Officials

Posted on January 19, 2022 In News

On Jan. 18, the OU Advocacy Center, together with  the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, convened a virtual  briefing with senior U.S. government officials including Attorney General Merrick Garland, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, FBI Director Christopher Wray, White House Director of Faith Partnerships Melissa Rogers and others in the wake of the terrible event in Colleyville, Texas.

NBC News
: 1,500 synagogue leaders meet with feds to discuss security in wake of Texas standoff

CNN: US law enforcement officials aim to reassure Jewish community in wake of hostage standoff

Bloomberg: Synagogue Attack in Texas Prompts Calls to Boost Security Money

Dallas Morning News: How training in the wake of tragedy helped the Colleyville synagogue hostages escape

JTA: Mayorkas, Garland and other US officials meet with Jewish groups to discuss synagogue security post-Colleyville

Jewish Insider: Mayorkas, Garland, Wray speak to synagogues, Jewish community organizations

Jewish Link: Lessons From Colleyville

Queens Jewish Link: The Colleyville Aftermath

Times of Israel: Top US officials meet Jewish groups on synagogue security after Texas attack

Jerusalem Post: Mayorkas, Garland meet with Jewish groups to discuss synagogue security post Colleyville

Jerusalem Post: Jewish orgs. urge Congress to increase security grants after Colleyville

Forward: ‘Now it is an imperative:’ Synagogue hostage-taking prompts a hard look at security

Yahoo News: 1,500 synagogue leaders meet with feds to discuss security in wake of Texas standoff

MSN: 1,500 synagogue leaders meet with feds to discuss security in wake of Texas standoff

Israel Hayom: In wake of Colleyville, Jewish groups renew push to double federal security funding

Cleveland Jewish News: Mayorkas, Garland and other US officials meet with Jewish groups to discuss synagogue security post-Colleyville

Jewish Exponent
: Officials Meet with Jewish Groups to Discuss Synagogue Security Post-Colleyville

Detroit Jewish News: Mayorkas, Garland and Other US Officials Meet With Jewish Groups to Discuss Synagogue Security Post-Colleyville

JNS: In wake of Colleyville, Jewish groups renew push to double federal security grant funding

The J.- Jewish News of Northern California: Mayorkas, Garland and other US officials meet with Jewish groups to discuss synagogue security post-Colleyville