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Jewish organizational streams weigh in on Texas abortion law

Representatives of multiple Jewish denominations in the United States expressed disapproval of a new law in Texas that makes it nearly impossible for a woman to receive an abortion in the state, especially after...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott with state legislators after the signing of measure of HB3257 that establishes a Texas Holocaust, Genocide and Anti-Semitism Advisory Commission in Austin on June 16, 2021. Source: Screenshot.

In bipartisan vote, Texas adopts IHRA definition to define anti-Jewish acts

With the support of its governor and state legislators, Texas has become the first U.S. state to fully utilize the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of anti-Semitism to interpret anti-Jewish acts. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott...