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  • Reform movement spearheads faith letter to Obama on discrimination

    May 3, 2012 | 6:27 pm

    Nearly two dozen faith groups joined an initiative led by the Reform Jewish movement calling on President Obama to reconsider his decision not to issue an anti-discrimination executive order.

    In Thursday’s letter, 23 organizations expressed disappointment that the president did not...

  • Jewish groups urge Obama to reinstate anti-discrimination provision

    June 22, 2011 | 3:20 pm

    Seven Jewish organizations signed on to a letter appealing to President Barack Obama to reinstate a hiring anti-discrimination provision based on religion for organizations that receive government contracts.

    President Lyndon Johnson signed an executive order in 1965, prohibiting...

  • End of Conversation

    By Yehuda Lev

    August 28, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    I visited Los Angeles recently and learned thattwo of those dialogues, in which I had been active, had expiredwithout ceremony. The Cousin's Club, which survived eight years oftension, argument and even, on occasion, genuine dialogue, was nomore. And the Arab-Jewish Speakers Bureau,...