The horrors of Syria and the inability to properly resettle the migrants are heartbreaking, but the fact remains: Syrian refugees have received a massively higher level of international support than the Jewish refugees fleeing the Holocaust.
To hear one another is a simple command, but one that I often forget.
Now, more than ever, the American Jewish community must call on our country’s elected officials to ensure that vulnerable populations of all ethnic and religious backgrounds are offered refuge in time of need.
Israeli-American businessman Moti Kahana helps Syrians receive medical treatment in Israel.
As bombs continue to fall on Aleppo, Syria’s ravaged metropolis, Israeli newscaster Lucy Aharish switched from Hebrew to English to direct a damning message at viewers around the world. “Right now, in Halab, Syria, just an eight-hour drive from Tel Aviv, a genocide is taking place,” said Aharish, Israel’s first Arab news presenter, using the Arabic…
The fall of Aleppo to Syrian government forces backed by Russia and Iran has heightened alarm in Israel about potential threats to its borders and a wider reshaping of the region.
A knock came at the door one night in October, and the family traversed hostile terrain, including Islamic State and al-Qaeda checkpoints, before arriving in Turkey en route to Israel.
Ex-Breitbart chief Steve Bannon was so keen on getting Donald Trump to support a Syrian relief plan he tried to bring Trump to the Golan Heights.
Trump’s openness to friendship with Russia is a good thing, argues Russian-American Julie Masis.
Trump seeks to close the door on new immigrants just as it was closed to Jews fleeing Europe, says Maya Wax Cavallaro.