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Austin Jewish community stays connected online while social distancing

It’s really inspiring how quickly organizers were able to shift programming from in-person to online events in order to protect public health while helping to connect people, especially those who were isolated. Here’s my article about the ways Austin’s Jewish professionals, who serve people of all ages, from babies to older adults, provided programming this spring.

Congregation receives security grant

A local congregation received a grant to update their security. Photo credit: Tonyia Cone

This article gave me the really interesting opportunity to take a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into security at a time when hate crime is on the rise. I couldn’t print a lot of details, so this was a bit of a balancing act between providing information and telling the story without disclosing info that would be helpful to someone seeking to cause harm.