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Jewish Community Outreach - US Department of Homeland Security - Pacific NorthWest

posted Feb 26, 2015, 1:34 PM by Andrew Chadick

U.S. Department of Homeland Security / Secure Community Network

Jewish Community Outreach

Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle / SAFE Washington


DATE: March 1st 2015


LOCATION: (Will be announced with RSVP Confirmation)

This session will also be Broadcast on the SAFE Washington Network using GotoMeeting for those that cannot attend in person.


BACKGROUND:  In the past year, there have been multiple attacks against the Jewish community to include the January 2015 raid on a kosher food market in Porte de Vincennes, France where 19 Jewish patrons were held hostage and four of the patrons eventually murdered; the December 2014 stabbing attack at the Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters in Brooklyn, NY; and the fatal shootings at the Kansas Jewish Centers in April 2014. 


In an effort to enhance security within the Jewish Community, the Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary conducted an initial call with senior Jewish community leaders on December 11, 2014, to coordinate heightened outreach. This Jewish Community Outreach will continue previous collaborative efforts.  

Who should attend? Leaders of an agency, synagogue, or those responsible for the safety and welfare of their constituents & staff members.

In order to attend in person, or attend via webinar, you must RSVP to: by no later than Friday, February 27th at 5pmAn RSVP response will go out with special instructions for attendance and confirmation.

When you RSVP for this Community Outreach, please include your name, the agency you represent, your title, and contact information including phone number.

Note: Only those on the visitor list will be allowed to enter the building, and webinar attendance will be limited to those that RSVP (there are some limits to the number of attendees that can sign in via the web, so please RSVP for webinar early if you cannot attend in person.