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‘Resistance,’ Guatemalan Style

Jewish Week

The liberal Jewish community has been part of the so-called Trump resistance for two years now, especially on the immigration issue. Delegations of like-minded rabbis have traveled to the southern border to protest the administration’s policy of separating families and connect with activists there.

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Leading Global Faith-Based Organization Calls on Congress to Pass HER Act and Repeal the Draconian “Global Gag Rule”

American Jewish World Service Welcomes Introduction of Global Health, Empowerment, and Rights Act American Jewish World Service (AJWS) Director of Government Affairs Rori Kramer issued this statement following the introduction of the Global Health, Empowerment, and Rights Act (HER Act) in the House and Senate: “As a leading global faith-based organization that supports advocates for …Read More

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