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Why This Rabbi is Asking for President Obama’s Help in Blocking the Muslim Registry

Medium | December 16, 2016

I am a Rabbi who stands with Muslims, Jews, and other concerned citizens in urging President Obama to dismantle the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS)— the Bush-era “Muslim registry” that already exists — before President-elect Donald Trump can expand it to further isolate and target the Muslim community.

Muslims, Allies March To White House Demanding 'No Muslim Registry'

DCist | December 13, 2016

Around 200 Muslim activists and allies marched from the Department of Justice to the White House yesterday, asking Obama to dismantle the indefinitely suspended National Security Exit-Entry Registry System before Trump is elected.

Following Intercept Report, 22 Organizations Urge Tech Firms to Reject Muslim Registry

The Intercept | December 12, 2016

Out of nine U.S. technology firms contacted by The Intercept earlier this month, only one — Twitter — would rule out participating in the creation of a national Muslim registry, something Donald Trump has floated as a possibility. On Monday, 22 advocacy groups sent a letter to the other eight companies, urging them to take a stand.

Jewish Groups Help Collect 1M Signatures Opposing Steve Bannon Appointment

Forward | December 8, 2016

(JTA) — Jewish and progressive groups delivered over 1 million petition signatures to Capitol Hill opposing President-elect Donald Trump’s pick of Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist.