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Jewish leaders delivered a letter to the White House urging action to allow food to reach hundreds of thousands of people facing starvation in Sudan’s border regions.
Ruth Messinger, the president of the American Jewish World Service, and Rabbi Steve Gutow, the president of the...
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Tour of the Skirball Cultural Center
Note: Tour leaves from Westin Bonaventure and returns to the L.A. Convention Center.
Opening Plenary: "One People, One Destiny, One Great Day in November"
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This weekend, as we join all Americans in proudly celebrating our independence, we also should be thinking of the 1 billion people in the world who live on $1 a day or less, most of whom lack clean water, electricity, food, education and medical care. It is our hope that in this...