Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775
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JTA
An alleged member of the Ku Klux Klan tried to sell a mobile device to New York Jewish groups that “could be used by Israel to defeat its enemies.”
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As legislation to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws appears increasingly likely to pass the U.S. Senate, the Phila­delphia Jewish Coalition on Immigration is working to ensure that the bill also makes headway in the House of Representatives.
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With the prospect of a U.S. Senate debate over a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriages hovering in the not-so-distant future, researchers and advocates met in Center City for what was billed as the first academic symposium focusing solely on gay and lesbian parents and their children. More than 150 people, mostly academics but also some social workers and...
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
It’s been a week of roller-coaster highs and lows at the Supreme Court for liberal Jewish groups, many of whom had weighed in on the cases involving gay marriage, affirmative action and voting rights.
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JTA
A broad array of Jewish groups praised the Senate's passage of the immigration reform bill, although it's fate in the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives is uncertain.
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