Offenders and victims

Television | A project for moving in the direction of healing
by Laura Finch
Posted 6/13/19, 03:42 pm

A new Sunday night docuseries on CNN provides a look at something rarely seen in the justice system: moderated dialogues between victims and offenders through a system often known as restorative justice.

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A new old reality

Radicalism | As the internet fuels extremism, American Jews are increasingly becoming targets of an ancient hatred
by Sophia Lee
Posted 6/13/19, 02:05 pm

Noah Farkas still remembers the night someone targeted his family.

He was a 10th grader in Plano, Texas, where he and his family were one of the few Jewish families in a mostly Southern Baptist town. At about 3 a.m., he woke up to a thunder of booms and cracks outside his bedroom window. Someone had planted pipe bombs on their front yard. The family’s brick mailbox lay shattered to pieces on the street, their lawn glowed with flames, and on top of their car hung a T-shirt flag painted with swastikas and angry words: “Get Out Jew!” “We know who you are.”

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Memphis officers injured after U.S. marshals kill fugitive

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/13/19, 10:17 am

An angry crowd clashed with police officers in Memphis, Tenn., Wednesday night after U.S. marshals shot and killed a man in a working-class neighborhood. People in the crowd threw rocks, and 25 officers suffered mostly minor injuries. Police used tear gas and dispersed the crowd by 11 p.m. Wednesday night, police director Michael Rallings said at a news conference Thursday morning. Three people were arrested.

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