For You Were Strangers…

Jul 1, 2019 by

How fitting. My last official public statement as the CCAR Chief Executive was about protection for the immigrant and the refugee.I...

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Let My People Go

Apr 19, 2019 by

Over 1,000 men in detention. Fifty men sharing a dormitory room, sleeping on bunk beds seemingly made out of plywood and nails,...

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Don’t Let the Light Go Out

Dec 18, 2018 by

Rony, a former bus driver, escaped from his native Honduras when his life was threatened. The “mafia” had already killed his father...

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Tornillo: “Shut It Down!...

Dec 13, 2018 by

I was privileged to join a bold and visionary group of midwestern Reform rabbis — led by Rabbis Bruce Elder, Miriam Terlinchamp,...

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Searching for Possibility and ...

Aug 21, 2018 by

A smile can make a huge difference. That is what two of my congregants and I discovered when we came to McAllen, Texas to volunteer...

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The Strangers among Us

Jun 26, 2018 by

“The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as one of your citizens; you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in...

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Strive to Be Humane

Jun 26, 2018 by

Following the path blazed by Rabbi Jonah Pesner of the RAC, and by Rabbi David Stern, President of the CCAR, I journeyed from Dallas...

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Witness to Cruelty: Bringing C...

Jun 22, 2018 by

The mother from Nicaragua stood before our multi-faith group of forty religious leaders this morning in the simple and dignified...

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