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October 27, 2004
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The Reform movement urged its U.S. congregations not to take federal funds to secure synagogues. The U.S. government set aside $25 million earlier this month to assist “high-risk” nonprofits with their security needs. In a letter last week to congregations, the Reform movement said accepting such money would open the movement up to charges of hypocrisy for battling for church-state separation on the one hand and accepting federal money with the other.

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