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Jews gather at rallies across US urging support for refugees

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Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:25 pm

NEW YORK— Over 100 years ago, Barnett Levine was greeted by the New York skyline and the Statue of Liberty as he arrived in the United States, having fled anti-Semitism and pogroms in his native Poland.

On Feb. 12, his grandson saw those very same sights when he joined about 700 others in this city's Battery Park downtown at a rally protesting President Donald Trump’s executive order banning all refugees from the country for 120 days.

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