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Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court, eliciting mixed Jewish reactions

JTA | Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 1:52 pm

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated to the Supreme Court Neil Gorsuch, a federal judge known to favor protections of religious belief in the public square and for business owners.

The nomination, likely to trigger a vigorous confirmation battle, is already splitting the organized Jewish community, with the Reform movement expressing concerns and an Orthodox Union official describing his record as “encouraging.”

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