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  • Jewish Groups Vow to Help Sudanese

    By Gaby Wenig

    October 21, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    On Yom Kippur, as his congregants at B'nai David Judea were fasting and praying for the year ahead, Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky asked them to think not about themselves, but about people being killed in Darfur, Sudan.

    "I asked people to make a contribution to one of the relief...

  • Pressuring Israel on Ethiopian Aliyah

    By Julie G Fax

    September 18, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Twelve Jews died in Ethiopia this summer -- two of famine, 10 of mostly treatable medical conditions -- and Dick Giesberg wants to know what it says about the Zionist imperative when the Israeli government refuses to expedite the immigration of a suffering Jewish community.

    "I'm not...