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Donald Trump Scares New Hampshire Jews - and Bernie Sanders Disappoints

The Jewish Daily Forward | February 3, 2016

They abhor Donald Trump, by and large, as a demagogue. And as primary day nears, many feel conflicted in sorting out their feelings about Bernie Sanders’s single-minded assault on widespread inequality, and Hillary Clinton’s record on a wider range of issues that have drawn their support.

Jewish groups thump Trump’s call to block Muslims entering U.S.

J Weekly | December 10, 2015

Jewish groups blasted a call by Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump to deny all Muslims entry to the United States.

Jewish groups slam Trump’s call for a database of US Muslims

JTA | November 20, 2015

Three Jewish groups expressed outrage and concern about Donald Trump’s claim that he would create a database to track all American Muslims if he were elected president.

Bend the Arc Expands the Definition of Jewish Political Action

May Newsletter | May 26, 2015

Bend the Arc launches the first ever Jewish PAC dedicated solely to progressive domestic issues.

‘Black Lives Matter’ protesters stage ‘die-in’ in Capitol Hill cafeteria

Washington Post | January 22, 2015

The Longworth Building cafeteria, a heavily trafficked lunch spot on Capitol Hill, was bustling around 12:30 p.m. when two to three dozen clergy members let out a cry of "Black Lives Matter" and lay down on the floor in front of the cash registers.

The protest comes as demonstrations continue throughout the country, spurred by several high profile cases of unarmed black men being killed by police officers last year.