Jewish progressive group endorses Palestinian-American attorney in Manhattan DA race

Tahanie Aboushi, a candidate for Manhattan district attorney, has been endorsed by The Jewish Vote, a leading Jewish progressive group.

By Jacob Kornbluh

April 23, 2021

Tahanie Aboushi, a candidate for Manhattan district attorney, has been endorsed by The Jewish Vote, a leading Jewish progressive group.

Rachel McCullough, The Jewish Vote’s political director, said that Aboushi “stood out” among the candidates - most of whom tout progressive platforms - as a leader who is “the most committed to reducing the department’s footprint” and most likely to “fundamentally transform” the criminal legal system on such matters as cash bail, police accountability and decriminalizing sex work.

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