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  • Syrian refugees flood into Jordan, straining country’s resources

    August 9, 2012 | 10:58 am

    As the violence worsens in neighboring Syria, what began as a trickle of refugees into Jordan has turned into a flood.  The United Nations estimates there are now 150,000 refugees in Jordan, and the Jordanian government, struggling with an economic crisis, has been hard-pressed to...

  • L.A. aid groups fear deficit cuts following debt ceiling fight

    By Ryan Torok

    August 17, 2011 | 11:15 am

    With the agreement that raising the federal debt ceiling would require at least $2.4 trillion in spending cuts, officials at Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFSLA) and Jewish Vocational Service Los Angeles (JVSLA) fear losing funding for programs. 

    JFSLA could lose...