Contact your senator to oppose the anti-Syrian refugee bill "America SAFE Act," says the largest Jewish immigrant and refugee aid organization.
This collect student argues that if American students studied more outside Europe, America would care as much about the Beirut attacks as those in Paris.
HIAS is circulating a letter to be signed by American rabbis, "call[ing] on our elected officials to exercise moral leadership for the protection of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program."
The patina of bling and marketing which are brought to the enterprise by branding companies and focus groups, will eventually roll off the back of Judaism like so much dust. If we are committed to adding substantively to the building that is Judaism, as judged by future generations—we don’t get there through sparkly things and naming opportunities. We get there by doing what we’ve always done—teaching Torah, davening, keeping Shabbes, creating a more just world.
A rabbi examines his feelings about ending the occupation -- including BDS, J Street, and more.
The Syrian refugee crisis raises questions of when it is appropriate to employ the memory of the Holocaust in current political debate.