Synagogue safety a concern in wake of Wis. shooting

Jewish leaders concerned about safety at local synagogues in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin say they're taking a

SYOSSET - Jewish leaders concerned about safety at local synagogues in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin say they're taking a pro-active approach.Leaders from 50 local synagogues are meeting tonight with the FBI, Nassau police and local elected officials to discuss potential threats as the Jewish High Holy Days approach.The meeting was organized by Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.), who says he's concerned about safety after the Wisconsin shooting, and also because of threats against Jewish institutions by Iran. Israel stressed that no threats have been made against Long Island institutions in particular, but he says he wanted to convene the meeting as a precaution.Israel says it's likely that the local Jewish community will see increased police surveillance at local synagogues, particularly around the holidays.Official identifies man suspected in Wis. Sikh shootingPolice: 7 dead in Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting

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