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  • Inmate Wants New Label to Avoid Hate

    By Tom Tugend

    April 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    A Jewish prisoner in San Quentin is demanding that California reclassify him from "white" to "non-white," giving a curious twist to America's long-shifting attitudes toward Jewish ethnicity and race.

    The petitioner is Stephen Liebb, 47, an Orthodox Jew and one-time lawyer, who is...