Executive Vice-President Andrew Lipkin's Press Conference Statement on Security Issues

At approximately 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, Federation Security Director Rob Elston received a call from a law enforcement colleague to inform him of a concerning post that was discovered on Instagram. The concerning material was posted on July 11 of this year by someone with the Instagram name ira_seamus. We subsequently learned that ira_seamus was an on-line pseudonym for James Patrick Reardon. Click the image to read Andy's full statement.

Strong & Secure Community Fund

We take very seriously the need to be vigilant to ensure the safety of all members of the local Jewish community, as well as all members and guests of our agencies. We also work with area synagogues to ensure the safety of those worshiping. Security has always been a vital part of the work of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation, work from which we will never waver. In light of the recent threat to our community, the need is even greater. If you would like to give specifically to support security at the Federation, its agencies, and area Temples, please click the image.

Jewish Journal Monthly Magazine

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