CJP Communal Security Initiative


CJP’s Communal Security Initiative (CSI) provides professional security advice and support to meet the needs of the Jewish community as it is forced to contend with increased antisemitic threats and attacks. CJP offers training, assessments, and consultations free of charge to Jewish institutions in the cities and towns that CJP serves. Grants for physical security improvements may be available to qualifying organizations.

  • Security Alerts and Updates

    Receive emergency communications and updates on how to take advantage of free CSI security assessments, consultations, training, and grants.

  • Grants

    Your organization may qualify for state and federal grants to improve security, and CJP can help you understand the application process.

  • Communal Cybersecurity Program

    We work with our communal partners to help them better understand and improve their cybersecurity posture through training, funding, and access to services.

Hear from Our Community

Debbie Pourati, President of Congregation Ahavas Achim Newburyport, reflects on CJP grants, security enhancements, and the benefits of security training. 

Rabbi Dan Rodkin, Shaloh House Jewish Day School, reflects on the relationship with CJP and crisis management support. 

Email us to inquire about the CJP Communal Security Initiative.

Email the CJP Cybersecurity Team.

Report an antisemitic incident to the ADL.

Communal Security Initiative Resources

Security Training and
Educational Resources

Cyber and Information
Security Resources

Suspicious Incidents and Threats

CJP Security News

Emergency Planning,
Preparedness, SOPs

Special Events, Shabbat, Holidays

COVID-19 Resources and
Reopening Guidance

Jeremy Yamin is CJP’s Vice President, Director of Security and Operations.

He manages CJP’s Communal Security Initiative (CSI), which provides security support to more than 200 institutions including 14 Jewish Day Schools, 36 preschools, 120 synagogues, two Jewish Community Centers, and dozens of other Jewish agencies and organizations. The CSI team provides free assessments, consultations, and guidance to the community and works closely with law enforcement partners. More...

Dan Levenson
Daniel Levenson is CJP’s Deputy Director for Communal Security.

He plays a key role in the daily and long-term activities of the CJP Communal Security Initiative. His work includes supporting CJP affiliates by conducting training, helping institutions apply for federal and state security grants, working with law enforcement, and providing ongoing consultation and advice to the Jewish organizations that CJP serves. Daniel was invited to serve as a member of the FBI Boston Mass Bay Threat Assessment Team, and is an active member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, and the Massachusetts Association of Crime Analysts. More...