child detention

Rep. Lynch addresses question at town hall in Braintree, MA on August 22. (Credit: Jill Charney)

Jewish activists are pressuring lawmakers to support a bill that bars Israel from detaining children with U.S. funds. “You said separating families does not protect U.S. security. That is also true in Israel at this moment and it’s our money that is paying for the Israeli military in very high amounts,” an activist challenged MA Rep. Stephen Lynch.