I am deeply disappointed by how few of my Republican colleagues have called the omission of Jews from a presidential statement about the Holocaust merely a “gaffe.”
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.
As Jews, we must speak out. We are no strangers to the life-saving benefits of immigration no less than we are strangers to the reality of what happens when immigration is no longer an option.
Do they want to come to America, or do they want their country back?
Jewish organizations and protesters, not to mention the media, must not be distracted, and must highlight Bannon’s worrying power in the Trump White House.
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz found it rewarding to shelter a family from a war-torn land in his family’s home.
About 50 Jews and Muslims demonstrated in front of Chicago’s Trump Tower Wednesday evening to demand that Governor Bruce Rauner reverse his position against allowing Syrian refugees into the state of Illinois.
Trump speaks of refugees who ‘pour into our country’ and are ‘ISIS aligned.’ That does sound ominous, but it’s not an accurate description of the challenges, Batya Septimus argues.
At the debate, Trump called Syrian refugees the ‘greatest Trojan Horse of all time.’ Jews know a little something about that line.
And what he seriously believes deserves way more of our rage, J.J. Goldberg writes.