- On Monday, 19 rabbis were arrested for protesting Trump’s executive order on refugees and Muslim immigrants at the Trump Tower in New York City.
- The protest consisted of about 200 Jewish clergy members holding up posters defending Muslims and refugees, beating drums and shaking tambourines at around 7 p.m.
- Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann, one of the rabbis at the protest, said the rabbis who were arrested — 11 women, eight men — belong to a Jewish social justice group called T'ruah.
- The rabbis were arrested for blocking traffic at the hotel as they prayed after their march through Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Read more
When UNC and Gonzaga play the championship game and 15,000 people flood into the streets, and light fires and turn over cars. but they don't get tazed, they don't get maced, they don't get called thugs, they don't get arrested and don't get called terrorists, even though they block traffic, even though they damage personal property even though they didn't apply for permits. No question, just pointing out, how NCAA B-Ball is more important than black lives anywhere.