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  • Trump suggests Israeli model of racial profiling

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    June 20, 2016 | 11:45 am

    In the wake of the recent San Bernardino, Orlando attacks, the United States should start looking at racial profiling as a tool to prevent future terrorist attacks, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suggested on Sunday.

    “I think profiling is something that...

  • Why racial issues matter to the Jewish community

    April 28, 2015 | 11:35 am

    My brother-in-law is from Mexico and he jokes with his brothers about the “crime” they commit when getting in the car: they call it DWB, driving while brown. They have all been pulled over a variety of times for no apparent reason. My brother-in-law has never been ticketed in any...

  • Cops, race and violence

    September 12, 2014 | 2:32 pm

    The recent death of Michael Brown has elicited strong reactions across the political spectrum---from Bill O’Reilly to Louis Farrakhan---everyone seems to have an opinion on how law enforcement interacts with young black males and the likelihood of black males being shot by cops.

  • Why I went – and went back – to St. Augustine, Fla.

    June 18, 2014 | 10:58 am

    On June 18, 1964, during one of the most violent years of the civil rights struggle, I and 15 other Reform rabbis spent a night in a jail in St. Augustine, Fla. We had responded to an invitation from Martin Luther King Jr. to join him in a demonstration against segregation there,...

  • White Privilege

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    July 17, 2013 | 1:00 am

    Of all the things not to like about the Trayvon Martin killing and subsequent events – and nothing could possibly even come close to outweighing the tragedy of an unarmed teenager being killed on his way home from the convenience store – there is at least one good thing coming out...

  • Stop and frisk and common sense

    By  David A. Lehrer

    June 12, 2013 | 4:11 pm

    Today’s Wall Street Journal has a lucid and compelling op/ed by Heather MacDonald of the Manhattan Institute entitled “How to Increase the Crime Rate Nationwide.”

    In a politically incorrect piece, she argues why the likely outcome in New York’s widely followed “stop, question and...

  • Chicago’s cops have big troubles, but that doesn’t mean they can’t make videos about Jews

    By JewishJournal.com

    November 23, 2007 | 1:54 pm

    The problems of the Chicago Police Department are well-known— a history of brutality and corruption and problems at the top—but, hey, that doesn’t mean they can’t make educational videos!

    This one—entitled ‘Gaining A Better Understanding of Judaism Educational Video’—was uploaded to...