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Rabbi, Jewish officials arrested at immigration protest
by JTA
Apr 28, 2010 | 336 views | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
WASHINGTON – A rabbi and two Jewish officials were arrested in Chicago for their part in immigration reform protests.

Rabbi Joshua Salter of Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Congregation on Chicago's South Side was among 24 protesters arrested Tuesday morning outside of a federal detention center, along with Jane Ramsey, executive director of the Chicago-based Jewish Council of Urban Affairs, and Tom Walsh, the organization's director of advocacy.

The activists were cited for disorderly conduct after sitting on a street attempting to block a van carrying detainees from reaching the detention center. They were released later in the day.

The protest against a stringent new Arizona immigration law followed a rally and all-night vigil held Monday. At the prayer vigil, Rabbi Bruce Elder, a Jewish Council board member, said that “I'm not here to say 'shame on Arizona.' I'm here to say 'shame on America' for allowing Arizona to happen.”

Activists of all faiths are gearing up for more civil disobedience at a May 1 immigrant rights rallies, The Associated Press reported. Activists hope the tactic will press President Obama to take serious action on immigration reform.

The Jewish Council is a co-convener of “We Were Strangers, Too: The Jewish Campaign for Immigration Reform” with Jewish Community Action and the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society.
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Yonkell
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May 18, 2010
It is hard for a child to speak up after being a victim by a Rabbi. These Rabbis are powerful and have large Organizations who protect them. Even Senators and Congress politicians as in Las Vegas, protect them.

How do you expect a child so embarrassed and feeling ashamed even when it was not their fault to say anything?

Those who protect Rabbis are part of the crimes and just as guilt as a nobody terrorist human rights abusive Rabbi.

Rabbis are not Gods or Kings they are human and some just happen to think they are dictators with political power to persecute anyone they choose. Las Vegas, is full of them and those who come from other Countries to torment Americans are a disgrace to America.

Never trust any Rabbi they use religion as a shield and can take advantage of your family for profit.

As a victim and a witness I can swear to these facts of truths-