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First Jewish Member of Congress Backs Cease-Fire

Becca Balint

Julia Conley, Common Dreams Progressives in Congress and Jewish advocates for Palestinian rights were among those applauding Thursday as U.S. Rep. Becca Balint became the first Jewish federal lawmaker—and the first representing Vermont—to support a cease-fire in Gaza. Balint (D-Vt.) reversed her earlier position, writing in the VTDigger that the …

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