Why the comparison is more ‘virtue signal’ than productive policy stance
Said Hans Breuer, ‘There is too much similarity between these two situations–one 70 years ago, and one now.’
Why the Mediterranean refugee crisis could get that much worse, and soon
As millions of Syrian refugees search for safety, their dire situation is reminiscent of those who fled Nazi Germany via British kindertransports
Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks suggests that Britain emulate the Kindertransport, which saved thousands of Jewish children from the Nazis.
Due to lack of funds, the U.N. organization said it would cease distributing vouchers to refugees
With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
A makeshift ritual to grieve for Sudanese and Eritrean refugees in Israel
The TV and radio personality—sister of Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner—is trying to save the country a goat at a time
Donates money and winter clothes to aid Syrian children displaced by civil war
Thousands gather in Tel Aviv to demonstrate against new detention policy
43.7 million people are currently displaced around the world
Days after being stabbed in a Tel Aviv café, my African student remains determined to learn the Aleph-Bet
Israel was founded on the belief that refugees deserve a safe haven. Does that apply to Jews only?
I went to Syria to photograph the rebellion. But when the army took aim at the village where I was staying, I escaped to Turkey with 100 refugees.
Israeli authorities will begin to deport South Sudanese refugees once Passover ends—unless the holiday’s message of freedom changes their minds
Thousands of Sudanese and Eritrean refugees, fleeing genocidal persecution and military conscription, are seeking asylum in Israel, which is struggling to manage and acclimate this influx
The Palestinians are laying the groundwork for unilaterally declared statehood. If Israel prepares properly, the move can be a boon for the Jewish state, too.
As southern Sudan votes on independence, Sudanese refugees working in the resorts of Eilat consider returning to their own promised land
Israel and Jordan once worked together for peace. Now their alliance is collapsing, driven apart by the issue of refugee resettlement, and Jordan may be turning to Iran.
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The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim
Her family’s Holocaust-haunted past informs the new album from singer-songwriter Clare Burson
Essay enhances indictment of post-’48 Arab governments
A haftorah of decency and despair
South Lebanon Army soldiers fought alongside IDF troops in their country and followed them south when Israel withdrew. Now they’re waiting for a chance to go home.
Fear in Israel, suspicion in the U.S., and more from the news
A new book amasses the varied tales of those who fled the Third Reich
Bibi’s speech, kosher Google, and more from the morning papers
Ruth Gruber has seen it all—from refugee camps to Virginia Woolf’s parlor