Jewish Groups' Ted Kennedy Tributes

Jewish groups are mourning the passing of Senator Edward Kennedy and remembering his pioneering work on civil rights and social issues. Nearly 47 years in the U.S. Senate had brought Kennedy close to the hearts of many Jewish activists. And while some are remembering him as the “liberal lion,” for his dedication to advancing progressive policies, others are focusing on his role as a willing partner on issues relating to Israel, Soviet Jewry and religious freedom.

Among other Jewish groups that issued public statements mourning Senator Kennedy were the Jewish Council for Pubic Affairs, B’nai B’rith International, United Jewish Communities, the Zionist Organization of America and the American Council for World Jewry.

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