Because We Are Jews

By Gideon Aronoff

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, January 2011

The author presents five reasons that Jews ought to advocate strongly for just and compassionate immigration reform in the United States: Jewish religious and ethical teachings; lessons of Jewish history; ongoing Jewish migration; community relations / community building; and common national interest as Americans.

Topic: Policy, Advocacy, Community Relations, Social Issues, Politics, Refugees, Values, Political Behavior, Morality, Immigration, Ethics, Law, Nationalism

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.676

Page Number(s): 20; 17

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Aronoff, Gideon. Because We Are Jews. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. January 2011: 20; 17.


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