Security & Emergency Resources

Security & Emergency Resources

New programs

As you are considering how to best secure your organization while remaining welcoming, JCRC-NY and UJA-Federation are pleased to offer, with generous support from the Paul E. Singer Foundation and the Jewish Communal Fund, additional resources to keep you and your stakeholders safe and secure:

  • Security grants recipients bridge loan program. Through the Hebrew Free Loan Society (HFLS), UJA-Federation has created a bridge loan fund providing capital to federal and state grant recipients to make all necessary upgrades immediately; and get reimbursed from the state later. Available on a first come, first served basis for organizations that have received security grants, but cannot afford to pay for security enhancements upfront while awaiting reimbursement from the government. This program provides interest-free loans of up to $150,000 to organizations in any of New York City‚Äôs five boroughs, Westchester, or Long Island Read here for more information, or contact HFLS Director of Finance Daren Scott.


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More resources


Functional Guidance


Specific Guidance


Vulnerability, Risk and Safety Assessments and Planning


Synagogue-specific Security & Emergency Planning


Security – Overviews & Websites




High Holiday Security and Emergency Preparedness Planning Library


Agencies Working to Prepare for Different Emergencies:

Questions: Please contact Security & Emergency