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March 24, 2003
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Jews in Muslim countries may become vulnerable during the U.S. attack on Iraq, a U.S. Jewish official warned. “There are indications that angry and instigated crowds could turn violent and direct their anger and aggression toward individual Jews and Jewish communal installations,” said Steven Schwager, executive vice president of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the federation system’s international relief and welfare arm.

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