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Pinkerton: New Zealand Terror Attack Reminds Us That Safety Starts with Security

We’ve got a lot to learn about security.   In the wake of the horrific, tragic, and yes, terroristic mass murder in New Zealand, mosques around the world are pondering how to improve their security—and rightly so.  Sample headline from The San Diego Union-Tribune: “Mosque security tight around county after New Zealand shootings.”  As the article detailed, mosques are asking for extra patrols during services, and the police are being responsive; indeed, “patrol officers would keep an eye on all houses of worship overnight.”  It does appear, that for whatever…

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Michael Savage at White House Hanukkah Party: ‘Never Been a Friendlier President’ for Jewish People

Talk radio star Michael Savage recounted attending the White House Hanukkah reception last week, where he says he told President Trump that under his administration “the Jewish People and other minorities are at the high water mark of their existence in America.” “At the Hanukkah party, the cheering attendees knew they were experiencing one of Judaism’s highest moments,” Savage wrote in an email, speaking about last Thursday’s White House event. “The crowd ranged from the ultra-rich to some very poor ultra-religious, black-clad rabbis who looked bewildered. Surrounded as they were…

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Jewish Americans Flock to Firearms Training in Wake of Synagogue Attack

Jewish Americans are flocking to firearms training in the wake of the October 27 attack on Tree of Life Synagogue that killed 11 people. For example, Haaretz reports that the Cherev Gidon Israeli Tactical Defense Academy near Scranton, Pennsylvania, is witnessing the highest demand for training it has ever seen. Yonatan Stern, “a veteran officer of the Israel Defense Forces and director of the academy,” reminds his Scranton, Pennsylvania, classes: “The fact is, we’re at war. We want Jews everywhere to be armed.” Stern indicates that “hundreds” of people interested in…

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