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October 20, 2004
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President Bush signed a law giving $25 million to protect Jewish sites and other nonprofit institutions. On Monday, Bush signed the Homeland Security Appropriations Act, which earmarks money for high-risk nonprofit institutions to be doled out by the Department of Homeland Security. Jewish organizations, including the United Jewish Communities and Orthodox Union, had pushed for the aid, to allow for Jewish community sites and synagogues to secure their premises from terrorist attacks.

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