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On Tuesday, December 13, Syrian government forces moved in on the last remaining rebel strongholds of eastern Aleppo.

Shelby Friedman

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Sarah Greenberg

As I prepare to welcome in the Jewish New Year on Sunday night, I am plagued by the plight of the Syrian people. I am deeply concerned by the silence of the world.

Rabbi Lee Bycel
Rabbi Saxe speaking at Refugees Welcome press conference

On Monday, the 71st United Nations General Assembly will meet in New York. Responding to the global refugee crisis will be a key item on their agenda.

Shelby Friedman

The beginning of the program year is always an exciting time at the RAC, as we begin a new cycle of tikkun olam work.

Sarah Greenberg
refugee child held by adult

With 65 million people displaced worldwide, the current global refugee has now surpassed World War II’s record of displaced people.

Sarah Greenberg

“Having no flag to march behind, having no national anthem to be played, these refugee athletes will be welcomed to the Olympic games” (

refugee child held by adult

In the Book of Leviticus, God commands the Jewish people, “v’ahavta l’reacha kamocha,” “love your neighbor as yourself.” Based on this teaching, I stand by the idea that, if an individual

Jackie Bussgang

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Rabbi Suzanne Singer