Following a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer responsible for the death of Eric Garner, New Yorkers took to the streets to protest. Rabbi Jill Jacobs was on the frontlines, along with other faith and secular leaders. She was, herself, arrested. Welton speaks with Rabbi Jacobs about why she felt compelled to join the protests, which Jewish teachings inspire her to step out so boldly for social justice, and what she means when she says, “I am responsible.”

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