01 iulie 2020

Activist mom of teen killed in 1994 NY terrorism votes ‘no’ to defunding NYPD


Devorah Halberstam changed laws to have son Ari’s murder classified as a terrorist attack. Today she advises NYPD and FBI, while fighting stereotypes at Jewish Children’s MuseumNEW YORK — In the heart of Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood, one Jewish mother is saying no to the calls to defund the police.“You have to ask yourself what you mean when you call for reforms. It’s not just about police. It’s about other calls for reform, too — term limits, budget, and how communities are run,” said [...]