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Events Highlight Assembly Speaker’s Jewish Ties

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community/article/events_highlight_assembly_speakers_jewish_ties_20100316

Three events last week celebrated the inauguration of John Pérez as the California Assembly’s new speaker while also emphasizing his connection to Judaism. Although he is not Jewish, Pérez, the first openly LGBT person to be elected to one of the state’s most powerful leadership positions, enjoys ties to the Jewish world.

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