Israel’s Interior Minister has proposed allowing illegal immigrants to be deported without their consent, contradicting the Supreme Court.
It is time for people of conscience to come together and, in the words of Langston Hughes, “bring back our mighty dream again.”
Amid fears that Muslim refugees’ arrival to Germany may cause problems for local Jews, the American Jewish Committee in Berlin called for a national summit on ways to combat anti-democratic values among the newcomers.
That was some dinner. Good friends, great food. Think I’ll grab this tram and switch to another one in front of the Parliament.
Britain has so far avoided much direct contact with the thousands of migrants thronging Europe. Rachel Lasserson says British Jews must change that by opening their doors to the refugees.
Citing Switzerland’s refusal to take in greater numbers of Jews during the Holocaust, the president of its Federation of Jewish Communities urged his government to take in migrants from the Middle East.
He said he was from Damascus. Camped out two flights below, speaking a mix of French and Arabic, he wasn’t hard to understand.
A leading U.S. Congressional opponent to allowing Syrian refugees into the United States said that Middle Eastern nations have “more room” to take in the huge wave of people fleeing their war-torn homeland.
French Jewish groups, including Western Europe’s largest charity for Jews, signed a declaration of principles for coordinated efforts to provide relief for Syrian refugees.
Our Jewish hearts demand action when we see the human catastrophe unfolding in Europe. But Deborah Lipstadt warns we must think about the consequences of steps to help — even those borne of pure compassion.