April 7, 2013

Broadcast Date: 
Apr 7 2013

Five million stop and frisks and the NYPD is still counting.  Today's hosts, Marissa Brostoff and Kiera Feldman, talk with Candis Tolliver, senior organizer at the New York Civil Liberties Union  (NYCL) about the NY City Council's proposed Community Safety Act, which, among other provisions, includes the creation of an Inspector General to oversee the NYPD.

Is it possible for Israel to be both a Jewish and a democratic state.? BTP broadcasts excerpts from a panel addressing the question that took place last week at Congregation Beth Simchat Torah (CBST) in Manhattan.  

BTP talks with poet, novelist, translator, critic and scholar Ammiel Alcalay about his most recent book, A Little History.