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Jewish groups speaking out against Trump immigration policy

 

August 23, 2019



CHICAGO (AP) — From fiery protests outside detention centers in Texas, New Jersey and Rhode Island to a sit-in that blockaded an Amazon store in New York, a fledgling coalition of liberal Jewish groups is increasingly making itself heard as it fights the Trump administration's immigration policies.

Using the social media tag #JewsAgainstIce, the movement has likened President Donald Trump's actions on asylum and incarceration to what went on as the Holocaust was taking shape.

"It's a cause that the Jews feel very deeply," said Rabbi Jill Jacobs with T'ruah, a human rights organization tha...



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