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August 2, 2012 4:50 pm

Congressmen Push for Recognition of Jewish Refugees

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Congressman Bob Turner. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – 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 US House of Representatives also would recognize other displaced populations, including Christians from countries in the Middle East, North Africa and the Persian Gulf.

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