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What Is Fair Taxation?

Jewish Book Council | December 11, 2012
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If one listened only to the avalanche of political ads during the recent election campaign, one might believe that Americans were being crushed under the heaviest federal tax burden ever. In reality, Americans today have the lowest federal tax burden since 1950. The Jewish tradition has much to say about fairness in taxation, and consistently endorses the principle that those who benefit the most from society have the greatest obligation to pay for the support of the community.

Rabbis Urge Ending Bush Tax Cuts for Top 2%

Faith in Public Life | December 7, 2012
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While the “fiscal cliff” debate roars on, faith leaders across the country are determined to do everything they can to forge a moral solution that asks the wealthy to pay their fair share and doesn’t harm the poor and vulnerable. In an effort to persuade Congress to move towards a balanced deal, Bend the Arc Jewish Action has organized a letter signed by nearly 300 rabbis urging lawmakers to allow the Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% of Americans to expire.

Rabbis urge Congress to end tax cuts for the wealthiest 2 percent

Jewish Journal | December 6, 2012
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More than 275 rabbis signed on to a letter to Congress urging the lawmakers to end tax cuts for those earning more than $250,000 a year. As part of the ongoing campaign by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, community advocacy events also will be held in homes and community centers throughout the United States.

Rabbis Urge Congress End Tax Cuts for Wealthiest

Jewish Daily Forward | December 6, 2012
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More than 275 rabbis signed on to a letter to Congress urging the lawmakers to end tax cuts for those earning more than $250,000 a year. As part of the ongoing campaign by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, community advocacy events also will be held in homes and community centers throughout the United States.

Rabbis urge Congress to end tax cuts for the wealthiest 2 percent

JTA | December 6, 2012
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More than 275 rabbis signed on to a letter to Congress urging the lawmakers to end tax cuts for those earning more than $250,000 a year. As part of the ongoing campaign by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, community advocacy events also will be held in homes and community centers throughout the United States.

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