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Local Jewish organization receives state grant to bolster security

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif. (KION-TV)- The California Office of Emergency Services said that nearly $40 million will going to non-profit organizations and faith-based groups to beef up security and safety.

Congregation Beth Israel in Carmel Valley got a $250,000 grant from Cal OES.

The funding can be used for organizations to improve multiple security enhancements including reinforced doors, gates and screening systems.

Congregation Beth Israel is one of 193 groups throughout the state that got the funding from the California State Nonprofit Security Grant Program.

Governor Gavin Newsom added more funding to the program due to the Israel-Hamas War that started in October.

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