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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

On domestic violence front, more work is needed

By Lori Weinstein and Lee Sherman, JTA March 1, 2012

Thirty years ago, a Jewish woman experiencing domestic violence had few places to turn. Community leaders strongly resisted acknowledging violence for fear that it would harm marriages and break up families. Few services existed for women seeking support...

Raul Castro tells U.S. senators: Gross ‘was no spy’

JTA February 26, 2012

Jailed American Jewish contractor Alan Gross "was  no spy," Cuban President Raul Castro agreed in a meeting with two visiting U.S. senators, Patrick Leahy and Richard Shelby. Leahy (D-Vt.) told The Associated Press that Castro made the remark during...

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