The 5782 High Holiday season begins the evening of Monday, 06 September and concludes Wednesday, September 29.


As many communities prepare to gather in-person for the first time in more than a year amidst the ongoing pandemic, safety & security considerations should be integral to planning efforts. 


Join the Secure Community Network (SCN), the network of Jewish communal security professionals, national security experts, and religious leaders for a series of conversations to ensure you are prepared for this unique High Holiday season.

High Holidays Safety & Security Resources

Webinar recordings and resources will be made available following the conclusion of each session


Securing the Synagogue: Guidance for Synagogue Professionals & Security Committees

Suspicious Activity Reporting

Facility Self-Assessment Tool

Low-Cost/No-Cost Facility Security Guidance

Civil Unrest Facility Preparedness Guidance

Emergency Procedures Pocket Card


High Holidays in the Ongoing COVID Environment: How to Secure Outdoor Prayer Services & Programming

Outdoor Services & Events Checklist

Active Shooter Attacks: Security Awareness for Soft Targets and Crowded Places

Vehicle Rammings: Security Awareness for Soft Targets and Crowded Spaces

Mass Gatherings: Take Charge of Your Personal Safety!

Bag Search Procedures Guide for Jewish Community Facilities & Events

Back to Business: A Jewish Community Guide for Reopening Facilities and Resuming Operations in the Age of COVID-19

Power of Hello Guide for Houses of Worship


Firearms & the Faithful

Firearms & the Faithful


Cyber Preparedness for the High Holidays

How to Spot a Phishing Scam

Video Conference Best Practices

Cyber Security Checklist

Social Media Awareness


Creating Security & A Feeling of Safety for All: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Considerations for High Holiday Security


Personal Safety for Lay & Professional Leadership During High Holidays

Leadership Safety Guide

Low-Cost/No-Cost Safety and Security Measures for Individuals and Families

Home Safety Plan

Emergency Financial Preparedness Toolkit


Committing to Action: A Training on Situational Awareness & Countering Active Threats