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August 5, 2004
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U.S. Jewish organizations joined a coalition that is planning a day to raise awareness about government-sponsored killings in Sudan. Some 20 groups are part of the Save Darfur Coalition, which is planning an interfaith day of conscience on Aug. 25 to take place in churches, synagogues, mosques and community centers across the country.

Americans for Peace Now urged President Bush to lobby Israel to comply with the “road map” peace plan. The dovish group called on Bush to press Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to meet Israel’s obligations under the road map, a plan crafted by the United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations.

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