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Photos: Jews join Muslim Ban protest at LAX

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January 30, 2017
Mollie Goldberg from Los Angeles

Thousands of people flooded Los Angeles International Airport Sunday afternoon to protest President Donald J. Trump’s executive orders banning Syrian refugees and restricting immigration from seven Muslim countries.

These photos tell the story of the many Jews who joined the protest, either as individuals or as part of an organization.

Michael Chusid from Encino, CA

“My grandparents came from Lithuania and Ukraine.  My grandfather was the only one to survive from his whole family. The only thing that is left in Lithuania is tombstones. That’s why I’m here.”

Michael Chusid from Encino, CA

 

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Noah Reich and Adam Reich

“Our mom was born in Bergen Belson concentration camp in 1945. Our dad fled to Israel then America.  They met in Cleveland.”

Noah Reich and Adam Reich

Rabbi Ken Chasen, Senior Rabbi Leo Baeck Temple, with his wife Allison Lee, Vice President for External Affairs Bet Tzedek, and one of their sons.

Rabbi Ken Chasen, Senior Rabbi Leo Baeck Temple, with his wife Allison Lee, Executive Director, Southern California of American Jewish World Service and one of their sons.

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