Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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New Jersey Congressman Pushing For Better Security At Religious Sites Amid Increase In Anti-Semitism In US

Jan 23, 2020
In The News

CBS Philly. By Cleve Bryan

New Jersey Congressman Donald Norcross is among those pushing for better security at religious sites like churches and synagogues. When Joan Kaplon takes her granddaughter to preschool at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill, she can’t help but worry for her safety.

" see what’s happening all over the world in terms of anti-Semitism and it’s very frightening,"Kaplon said.

...In addition to professional advice and talking about police coordination, Norcross explained his desire to increase security grants to nonprofits and reform how FEMA distributes money in suburban communities like South Jersey.

W have a bill that will quadruple the amount of dollars going into this fund, but it needs to be distributed fairly,"Norcross said.

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