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Members of the Israel Scouts Friendship Caravan performed at the Jewish
Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit in August.
ganging up on Jews and Israel. This
year, several prominent voices suggest-
ed that the threat of anti-Semitism in
America was overstated.
"The vast majority of North
American Jews do not feel the insecu-
rity that many of the major Jewish
institutions report, because that is
what these institutions are set up to
do," said Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, vice
president of CLAL-The National
Jewish Center for Learning and
Leadership. "At their core, all the
major Jewish organizations are defense
As the government's "terror alert"
oscillated between yellow and orange,
the United Jewish Communities, the
umbrella organization of North
American Jewish federations, became
a clearinghouse of sorts for advice on
security, UJC's president and CEO,
Stephen Hoffman, said.
Jewish institutions are presumed to
have spent untold millions on
enhanced security, but ultimately "the
best defense against threats is to be
vigilant year round, not suddenly dur-
ing alerts," Hoffman said.
Beefing up security only added to
the financial strain all organizations
experienced during the country's eco-
Jewish poverty in New York more
than doubled, according to a demo-
graphic survey funded by the UJA-
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