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This Passover Let Us Remember That Once We Were Strangers, Too

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home
Jonathan Greenblatt

This Friday night, Jews around the world will gather at Seder tables with friends and family to tell the story of the Exodus from Egypt. We are commanded to tell the story as if we had personally fled slavery, transforming the experience from the simple recounting of an ancient tale to an exercise of empathy and reflection on the suffering of others.

Closing the Borders to Refugees: Wrong in the 1930s, and Wrong Today

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 11.19.2016 | Home
Jonathan Greenblatt

With millions of refugees admitted to the United States since 1980, including hundreds of thousands admitted since 9/11, there have been no recorded terrorist attacks committed in the U.S. by refugees.

Jesus the Refugee

Jonathan Williams | Posted 11.19.2016 | Religion
Jonathan Williams

If there were anyone that wanted to fight violence with violence, it would be Jesus. If there were anyone who wanted swift justice by any means possible, it would be Jesus. If there were anyone that had a distrust of foreigners, it would be Jesus.

US Governors To Obama: We Need A $1 Trillion

Reuters | Jon Hurdle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Governors of five U.S. states urged the federal government to provide $1 trillion in aid to the country's 50 states to help pay for education, welfare...