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May 25, 2001
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Jewish groups renewed their opposition to President Bush’s faith-based initiative. They backed up their stance by citing a religious social services program director who testified on Capitol Hill that Jews were “completed” — that is, had accepted Jesus — at his substance abuse treatment center. The Anti-Defamation League and the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism said the director’s testimony shows how federal funding could go to programs that proselytize.

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