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Since the tragic events of September 11th, 2001, the United States has struggled with how to support civil liberties and human rights while ensuring security for its citizens.
In November, 2005, the Union for Reform Judaism’s General Assembly passed a Resolution on Torture that affirms the validity of international treaties to which the U.S. is a party...
Jewish law presents some conflicting principles that effect how Jews view torture. On the one hand, according to Jewish law, one is permitted to defend oneself by killing an attacker...

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