This article in Patch covers NYJA’s letter signed by more than 350 Jewish leaders in New York, urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to pass meaningful police reforms.
Matt Nosanchuk and Rachel Timoner in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle: The Torah Tells Us What To Do In The Wake of George Floyd’s Death
This op-ed was written by Matt Nosanchuk and Rabbi Rachel Timoner. It appeared in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
This article, written by Molly Boigon, appeared in The Forward as a News item. The article notes NYJA’s support for efforts by New York State Attorney General Letitia James to look into reports of unequal enforcement by the NYPD of social-distancing requirements due to coronavirus.
African American & Jewish Organizations: Violence and Discrimination Shouldn’t be Part of NYPD Social Distancing Enforcement
The New York Jewish Agenda and the African American Clergy and Elected Officials Coalition released a joint statement: “We were profoundly disturbed to see the news reports and video of an NYPD officer using physical force against African-American men to enforce social distancing rules on the Lower East Side of Manhattan on Saturday. On the very same afternoon, New York’s parks were filled with individuals, mostly white, who disregarded social distancing rules without police intervention.”