Jewish Federation helps make the places where Jews and our neighbors gather safer and more secure. Federation's Security Initiatives and the Security Task Force facilitate, administer, and provide access to programs from training and assessments to a comunications network for leaders. In addition, Federation has helped bring millions of dollars in security grants to many Jewish organizations. 


For Organizations, For Individuals, For the Greater Good

Every day, Federation supports the Jewish community in assessing and addressing security needs; often working behind the scenes with law enforcement and interfaith allies on incident reporting, investigation, and prevention; advocating with lawmakers and empowering organizations to optimize public resources; and more.  

Helping Jewish organizations:

  • Conduct security assessments
  • Build relationships with local law enforcement
  • Navigate the landscape of obtaining and implementing security grants
  • Facilitate reporting and investigation of incidents
  • Facilitate access to security training for nearly 300 heart of NJ communal leaders and countless community members annually
  • Develop and launch the community-wide emergency alert system for communal leaders
  • Advocate with state and Federal elected leaders to provide for Jewish communal security, including allocating resources and funding for security grants, services, and more
  • Conduct community briefings on evolving antisemitic threats
  • Increase awareness of and access to incident reporting channels
  • Partner with law enforcement to recognize and handle antisemitic incidents    

Incident Reports

Submit an Incident Report

Security Assessment

Assessment Checklist and Tools

Security Grants

State & Federal Security Grants

Securing Facilities

'The Four Ds' Guidelines

Resource Library

Documents & Grant Info


Cyber, Facility, and Personal Security During COVID Pandemic

Jewish Federation's Security Task Force, working with law enforcement and other partners, shares guidelines for individuals, businesses, and organizations to protect against frauds, scams and crime.

Reporting suspected or actual fraud is critical, first through local police and this incident report. COVID-related fraud may also be reported to COVID19FRAUD@DHS.GOV.