New York Congress members promote federal grants to combat anti-Semitic crimes

Members of Congress from New York City plan to make federal grants more accessible to nonprofits and institutions of worship for better security measures and even security staff.

“The first responsibility of government is to keep our people safe… In New York we are experiencing an historic low in crime, but an increase in hate crimes,” Manhattan/Queens Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney said. “This important non-profit security grant… allows them to hire security personnel.”

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