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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Jewish groups praise halved security allocation

JTA February 22, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Jewish groups praised the Obama administration and Congress for $10 million in new homeland security grants, while noting that it was almost half of last year's allocation. "While tough decisions were made by Congress and the Administration,...

Obama’s proposed budget cuts concern Jewish groups

JTA February 14, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Jewish organizations are expressing concerns at cost-cutting proposals in President Obama's $3.8 trillion budget for 2013. The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America and The Jewish Federations of North America released statements...

OU, JFNA slam Obama administration on reducing deduction cap

JTA February 14, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Two national Jewish organizations criticized a provision in the Obama administration's federal budget proposal that would reduce the tax deductibility rate of charitable donations. The president's proposal would force taxpayers earning more...

JFNA lauds Obama on charitable deduction backtrack

JTA February 8, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The Jewish Federations of North America commended the Obama administration for maintaining the deductibility rate of charitable donations.  In a Feb. 6 news release, the JFNA said that it wrote a Jan. 30 letter to White House Chief of...

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