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  • Op-Ed: What we’d like to hear from Netanyahu on Iran

    Two leaders of the progressive Zionist group Ameinu write that the Israeli prime minister’s insistence on addressing Congress is an attempt to gain an edge in upcoming Israeli elections.

  • Op-Ed: Immigration overhaul is a job for the U.S. Congress

    Without Congress taking a leadership role on immigration, other states will follow Arizona’s suit, so the Jewish community must stand together in defense of immigrants because once we were strangers, too, the president of HIAS writes.

  • Immigration is good for U.S.

    Gideon Aronoff, the president and CEO of HIAS, rejects claims that immigration has hurt American workers.

  • Postville a clarion call

    As Jews, it is our obligation to advocate for fair treatment of the 390 detainees in Postville and the millions of other undocumented workers nationally, who are “strangers in a strange land,” HIAS President Gideon Aronoff writes.

  • Passover and our inner immigrant

    The CEO of HIAS draws on the upcoming holiday of Passover to defend the American Jewish community’s support for immigration.

  • Treat the stranger with compassion

    Essential guidance for the debate over this country’s immigration policies comes from a core teaching of the annual retelling of the Passover story – that we must treat “the stranger,” the resident alien or immigrant, with compassion and love.