Whoever saves one life in Israel [i.e., of a Jew] is as if he had saved an entire world.
– Mishnah, Sanhedrin 4:5
Whoever saves one life is as if he had saved an entire world.
For more than a year, Syria has been engaged in a tense civil war. Despite grave human rights abuses and oppression perpetrated by Assad’s regime, the international community has been wary to enter the internal conflict plaguing the Syrian people.
In 2010 President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. This act contained a number of provisions aimed at providing better access to health insurance and ensuring that everyone is able to participate in the healthcare market.