Senate Democrats to Jews: Help us on budget, defending Obama

Posted on Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 12:56 pm

The JTA covered last week's meeting between two-fifths of the Democrats in the U.S. Senate and representatives from a number of Jewish groups, in which the senators appealed to the Jewish community to help pass a budget and defend President Obama from charges that he is not supporting Israel. HIAS was in attendence, as well as representatives from the federations, AIPAC, JCPA and Jewish Women International, the Anti-Defamation League, the American Jewish Committee, Americans for Peace Now, J Street, the Orthodox Union, Agudath Israel of America, NCSJ, American Friends of Lubavitch, and the Reform and Conservative movements.

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