In 1992 I traveled to Zagreb to help displaced persons fleeing Bosnia and Herzegovina. Years later, I visited Sarajevo and pondered the fragility of freedom.
The ship’s refugees seeking safe haven from the Nazis were victims of a global system that included America
As we turn away refugees, I’m reminded of my mother’s experience trying to enter England from Nazi Germany—and the lifelong scars left by a customs official’s callous rejection
The identity of America—unity—is under attack by Trump’s administration, whose key goal is to divide. So stand up, shout out, and love thy neighbor.
From the Orthodox Union to the Reform Movement, and ‘Commentary’ to J Street, American Jews speak out in defense of refugees and Muslims
The ADL says most people in the Middle East harbor anti-Semitic views. But American Jews are largely in favor of offering safe haven to them.
New children’s books help parents broach a challenging subject
Congregation Beth Elohim pointedly welcomed a new generation of ‘ushpizin’
When connections between the people of Anatevka and Syrian refugees became apparent, the cast of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ began to fundraise both onstage and off
The star of the upcoming film ‘Bad Moms’ had some choice words for Trump because her family came to the U.S. on a religious-refugee visa
The plight of an oppressed people in Myanmar
An account–and a warning–from a Polish Jew on the front lines of the struggle for Europe’s soul
In a small border town on the way to Europe, Syrian refugees tell stories that the world is determined not to hear
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