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Florida may spend money to boost security at Jewish schools

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Florida may help beef up security at Jewish day schools around the state. House and Senate budget committees on Wednesday voted to set aside money for security in spending plans being drawn up by the Legislature. The amounts that legislators set aside range between $254,000 and $500,000. Rep. Randy Fine, a Brevard County Republican, says the money would go to pay for security upgrades at day schools now serving around 10,000 children. Budget documents say part of the funding go…

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Donald Trump denounces ‘horrible’ threats against Jewish centers

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced recent threats against Jewish community centers as “horrible” and “painful.” He said they are a “very sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate and prejudice and evil.” Trump made the remarks after touring the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture. “This tour was a meaningful reminder of why we have to fight bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms,”…

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