Like many Jews, the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author comes from a family that was persecuted and that migrated. She continues to help people fleeing violence and hopelessness.
Change in immigration policy threatens community’s continued growth
And things Jews overhear while passing for white people
The existence of the State of Israel is a reason to stay in Europe, not flee it
I must speak out against injustice—but if I speak up, will I be forced to leave the U.S.?
In the wake of Paris terror attacks, calls for aliyah prompt varied responses
Aliyah rates from Western Europe alone increased 88 percent
British Jews making aliyah aren’t part of a trend: they’re bucking it
And it loves making videos telling me all about it
With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
As tensions rise in Paris, young families make aliyah en masse
Drawn by the cool climate and slow pace of life, hundreds of immigrants bolster the small Jewish community in Nova Scotia’s capital
In search of the traces of my refugee transit camp in Vienna, on my way to America
When people ask questions about my Soviet past, the answers aren’t easy. I’d rather be defined by my future.
New annual holiday would celebrate Jewish immigration to Israel
City-wide celebration of African culture to raise awareness of asylum seekers
This week’s protests in Tel Aviv are the fruit of nearly a decade of government indecision about how to handle an influx of strangers
Yascha Mounk talks about growing up in a place where people fetishized, reviled, or resented him simply for being born a Jew
Thousands gather in Tel Aviv to demonstrate against new detention policy
A new compilation revives the once ubiquitous, now mostly forgotten Latin-Jewish connection of the 1940s to the ’80s
The Red Star Line carried half a million Jewish refugees from Europe as they fled pogroms, anti-Semitism, and the Nazis
Revisiting the story of Joseph and its resonance with the American immigration debate
The Holocaust destroyed Plock’s Jewish community. But the exodus started decades earlier, after World War I.
Facebook founder to start an advocacy group for the undocumented
As immigrants revive the German city’s historic community, new ideas emerge about Jewish engagement
An Israeli reality TV show sends hopeful Mizrahi pop stars to California to chase the American Dream
How my bar mitzvah portion taught me about immigration and Jewish values—27 years after I first read it
The Russian-Jewish indie star headlines a benefit for HIAS, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, an aging philanthropy seeking new attention
A lost German passport—and tenuous ties to citizenship—cause a bureaucratic nightmare and a revelation about place and belonging
First I learned that a wanted criminal from New York had fled to my Canadian shul; then I remembered that, as cantor, he’d begged God to forgive me