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As the Passover Story Shows, Freedom is a Choice. Europe and its Jews Face That Choice Again Today.

An account–and a warning–from a Polish Jew on the front lines of the struggle for Europe’s soul

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Is the U.S. Supporting Mass Extermination In Syria?

In a small border town on the way to Europe, Syrian refugees tell stories that the world is determined not to hear

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The Bad-Faith Analogy Between Syrian Refugees and Jews Fleeing Nazi Germany

Why the comparison is more ‘virtue signal’ than productive policy stance

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Meet the Austrian Shepherd Who Sings Yiddish as he Drives Refugees to Safety

Said Hans Breuer, ‘There is too much similarity between these two situations–one 70 years ago, and one now.’

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Another Middle Eastern State Could Collapse, and More Cash and Weapons Won’t Save It

Why the Mediterranean refugee crisis could get that much worse, and soon

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Far From Home, In Need of Help—But From Where?

As millions of Syrian refugees search for safety, their dire situation is reminiscent of those who fled Nazi Germany via British kindertransports

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Facing a Refugee Crisis, Should Britain Revive the Kindertransport?

Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks suggests that Britain emulate the Kindertransport, which saved thousands of Jewish children from the Nazis.

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World Food Program Ends Aid to Syrian Refugees

Due to lack of funds, the U.N. organization said it would cease distributing vouchers to refugees

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Zionism for Refugees

With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel

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Mourning in the Language of Tisha B’Av

A makeshift ritual to grieve for Sudanese and Eritrean refugees in Israel

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South Sudan Is a Tough Place—Ellen Ratner Is Even Tougher

The TV and radio personality—sister of Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner—is trying to save the country a goat at a time

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Natalie Portman Gives To Syrian Refugees

Donates money and winter clothes to aid Syrian children displaced by civil war

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African Migrant Protest Continues for Fourth Day

Thousands gather in Tel Aviv to demonstrate against new detention policy

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Hope and Challenges on World Refugee Day

43.7 million people are currently displaced around the world

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Hate and the Hebrew Lesson

Days after being stabbed in a Tel Aviv café, my African student remains determined to learn the Aleph-Bet

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Israel’s African Problem

Israel was founded on the belief that refugees deserve a safe haven. Does that apply to Jews only?

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Fleeing Assad’s Troops

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.

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No Promised Land for Refugees

Israeli authorities will begin to deport South Sudanese refugees once Passover ends—unless the holiday’s message of freedom changes their minds

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Out of Place

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

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Solid State

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.

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Exodus

As southern Sudan votes on independence, Sudanese refugees working in the resorts of Eilat consider returning to their own promised land

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Falling Out

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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Bleak House

The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim

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Grandmother’s House

Her family’s Holocaust-haunted past informs the new album from singer-songwriter Clare Burson

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A Revised Take on Palestinian Refugees

Essay enhances indictment of post-’48 Arab governments

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Strangers in a Strange Land

A haftorah of decency and despair

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Departed

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.

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Daybreak: Welcome Back, Westboro

Fear in Israel, suspicion in the U.S., and more from the news

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