A man in his 70s suffered a broken leg and spent the night at the hospital. Others still feel effects from being pepper-sprayed.
No one appears to be seriously injured, though the crowd was pepper sprayed minutes later.
“Give me your tired and your poor,” Ken Cuccinelli said, then adding his own qualifier, “who can stand on their own two feet.”
Diaspora Jews have a long history of fighting for social justice, using history as a source.
Never Again Jews, a group of Jewish activists standing against Trump’s immigration policies, are the new Jewish social justice warriors.
Protesters at demonstrations across the country invoked the Holocaust and Tisha b’Av, the traditional Jewish day of mourning observed Sunday.
A delegation of rabbis, attorneys and advocates for asylum seekers delivered the HIAS-organized petition to Capitol Hill.
‘The people who are sitting here are crying because they knew what it meant.’
One of the lead organizers state that it was “beautiful to see the Jewish and Latinx communities come together” for a united fight
“We took action because addressing the border crisis and the treatment of asylum seekers is a moral imperative.”