Zoya Mirza covers national security and politics for the Medill News Service. Her work has appeared in USA Today, UPI, Spokane Spokesman-Review, and Sojourners, among others. Her past experiences also include editorial work in book publishing and conducting political analysis for NGOs and think tanks.
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Rabbis Tell Congress Faith Communities Need Security Training
The rabbi who led hostages to safety during an attack on his Texas synagogue last month said federally funded security training “gave [him] the courage to act.” Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker urged Congress to increase federal funding for a program that would help other religious leaders prepare for such assaults.