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Why Trump Must Not Meet With Sudanese President al-Bashir


President Trump, you may have heard, is soon embarking on the first international trip of his presidency – to Saudi Arabia, Israel, The Vatican, Italy and Brussels. What you may not have heard is that while in Saudi Arabia, there is a possibility that Trump will not only meet with King Salman, who is currently allegedly …Read More

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American Jewish World Service Mobilizes American Jews To Participate in People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C.

Leading global Jewish human rights organization demands justice for people in poor communities in the developing world who bear the brunt of climate change NEW YORK, NY – American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the leading global Jewish organization advocating for justice for people in the developing world who are bearing the brunt of the catastrophic …Read More

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