Whereas the Torah enjoins us many times to treat foreigners who come to our land fairly, as in Lev. 19:34: כְּאֶזְרָח מִכֶּם יִהְיֶה לָכֶם הַגֵּר הַגָּר אִתְּכֶם וְאָהַבְתָּ לוֹ כָּמוֹךָ כִּי־גֵרִים הֱיִיתֶם בְּאֶרֶץ מִצְרָיִם The strangers who reside with you shall be to you as your citizens; you shall love each one as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt; and Whereas our Rabbinic tradition forbids us to oppress the stranger, “You shall not wrong or oppress
EndFragment Another great article on Tuesday's joint congressional briefing co-hosted by Senator Edward J. Markey and Congressman David Cicilline, and joined by Representative Zoe Lofgren and Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez. The panel featured acclaimed actor F. Murray Abraham. To read Shiri Moshe's article in the Tower, click here.
Rhode Island Rep. David Cicilline, left, and actor F. Murray Abraham before speaking at a briefing in the Capitol Visitor Center on the issue of resettling Syrian refugees. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Click on the link below for an article from Roll Call on yesterday's joint congressional briefing featuring MFA Founder Georgette Bennet, MFA Senior Syria Advisor Shadi Martini, and acclaimed actor F. Murray Abraham, honorarily co-hosted by Rep. David Cicilline and Sen. Ed Marke
Contact: Betsy Dribben Marlene Adler email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org 703-821-1341 212-889-2324 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Oscar-winning actor, F. Murray Abraham – the son of a Syrian Christian refugee who found safe haven in the United States – passionately appealed to Congre
A young British girl unwraps a package from her mum — a stuffed animal. The child's face breaks into a smile. But after this moment, her life in a war-torn London is stark: She gets a serving of gruel, reads in the dark, tries to keep warm with a cigarette lighter — then narrowly escapes a bombing, nearly drowns and is separated from her mother, who sacrifices her spot on a tugboat so her daughter can flee. The 1 minute, 34 second video — "Still the Most Shocking Second a Day