* Aaron Alexander was a victim of a violent event, probably on a hatred basis. On the night of the Seder, as the young man left his synagogue in Ukraine, a group of John Does attacked him with a glass bottle. He suffered severe brain damage caused by bleeding and skull fractures. The...
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Longtime U.S. Rep. Barney Frank will not run again for his Massachusetts seat in 2012.
The veteran Democratic Jewish lawmaker’s office confirmed to JTA that Frank would make the announcement Monday in his congressional district, in the Town Hall in Newton, Mass., at 1 p.m.
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