Sunday, August 5, 2012

House considering Jewish refugees bill

A bipartisan group of six Congress members is sponsoring a bill that would ensure recognition of the plight of 850,000 Jewish refugees displaced from Arab countries since Israel's War of Independence in 1948.

Their bill in the U.S. House of Representatives also would recognize other displaced populations, including Christians from countries in the Middle East, North Africa and the Persian Gulf….

A similar resolution is being considered by the U.S. Senate. -- JTA

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