Together with other charedi communities, Satmar has raised some $2 million in recent days to accelerate the reform promoted by the US administration to provide leniency for prisoners and detainees on white-collar crimes.
Fundraising was done using the popular “matching” method whereby every dollar donated is matched a dollar. As part of the campaign, it was made clear that while President Trump “will not stay forever in the White House, the prisoners will rot there for their whole lives.”
Satmar stalwarts claim the current policy is overly strict and any initiative to ease it is vital and welcome.
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