Alabama

Jewish Community Aiding Tornado Victims

04/29/2011

SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) -- Jewish groups are mobilizing assistance in areas of the U.S. Southeast struck by devastating tornadoes this week.

Alabama Governor Apologizes

01/20/2011

(JTA) -- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley apologized for saying in inaugural day comments that non-Christians were not his "brothers and sisters."

Bentley met Wednesday for an hour with representatives of Alabama's Jewish community, including leaders of Birmingham's Jewish federation, the Birmingham News reported.

Afterward he told reporters that he was sorry.

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