Taking a cue from this week’s Torah portion, HIAS spearheads a national conversation about asylum-seekers
At a poetry festival at the 92nd Street Y, where Lazarus herself once taught English to Russian-Jewish women
A new exhibit at the South Street Seaport Museum depicts ‘migrants and millionaires aboard the great liners’ at the turn of the century
Last year, I invited Iraqi immigrants to a Passover meal at my home in Augusta, Maine. The experience showed me the true meaning of the holiday.
A New York City activist runs for office in the district where his Jewish grandmother and Chinese grandfather used to live
With an American flag in her hand, my immigrant grandmother stood up to a gang of Texas roughnecks
Actor Antony Sher draws on his own family’s past in his latest theatrical role, tracing the history of the Jewish immigrants who created Hollywood
Starting the Torah cycle anew and reckoning with Moses’ unfulfilled desire to reach the promised land
Jews dominated the once-booming ostrich feather business. A historian finds out why.