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Phyllis Kahn

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We should not stand idly by on health care

Twin Cities Jewfolk asked Minnesota State Representative Phyllis Kahn the question: "Is it Jewish to support national health care reform? Why or Why Not?”

Here is Rep. Kahn’s response:

At this advent of the secular New Year, it is appropriate for Jews to reflect on their duty to Tikkun Olam to “repair the world.” It is apparent that among our greatest tasks is to repair our broken health care system in the U.S. today.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Phyllis Kahn." (Viewed on September 16, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/minnesota-state-representative-phyllis-kahn>.

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