Power & Politics: Combating antisemitism, street takeovers and discussing politics during the holidays
Emotional testimony came out this week from four cadets at the Coast Guard Academy in New London.
There was controversy in New Haven when a protester climbed onto a menorah on the New Haven Green and hung a Palestinian flag on it. Rabbi Daniel Cohen from Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford speaks about the incident and the rise in antisemitism since the Israel-Hamas war began.
Connecticut authorities had to deal with four attempted street takeovers in a 20-mile radius last week. Shelton Police Chief Shawn Sequeira says 500 vehicles showed up at Research Drive. He discusses the issues that police must deal with.
If your discussions at the holiday table are becoming a little uncomfortable-- politically---there is a new book out called "Politics for People Who Hate Politics: How to Engage without Losing Your Friends or Selling Your Soul.” News 12 speaks with author Denise Gitsham.