Funding for the Department of Homeland Security passed by Congress Tuesday includes $13 million for security at religious and other nonprofit institutions.
UPDATE: JFNA defends reference to Homeland Security grant program
Jewish groups were awarded a staggering 97% of the cash doled out to non-profits by the Department of Homeland Security, raising new questions about the program.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says Jews face special security risks and defends a controversial grant program in a meeting with Forward staff.
After a Forward expose, a Homeland Security program tailored to provide grants to Jewish institutions is facing deep cuts and major changes.