The Orthodox Union presented awards to two senators for allowing non-profit groups to receive federal homeland security funds. The Orthodox Union presented its “Friend of the Synagogue” award at its annual Senate luncheon Thursday to Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) for their work in making sure religious non-profits such as synagogues were eligible for funds that have been used to bolster security.
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