Eighteen members of Congress, nine Senators and nine members of the House, were awarded the Council of Jewish Federations (CJF) Distinguished Service Award for “their continuing and unstinting support for the cause of human dignity and justice” at a reception at the Capitol Hilton this afternoon.
Senators receiving the award are: Joseph R. Biden (D.Del.); Edward W. Brooke (R.Mass.); Clifford P. Case (R.NJ); Frank Church (D.Idaho); Alan Cranston (D.Calif.); Edward M. Kennedy (D.Mass.); Claiborne Pell (D.RI); Richard S. Schweiker (R.Pa.) and Paul S. Sarbanes (D.Md.). Representatives who received the award are: Les Aucoin (D.Ore.); Jonathan B. Bingham (D.NY); John Brandemas (D.Ind.); John Buchanan (R.Ala.); Edward J. Derwinski (R.III); Dante B. Fascell (D.Fla.); Clarence D. Long (D.Md.); Peter W. Radino (D.NJ); and Charles A. Vanik (D.Ohio).
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