Passover Roundup 2013: Immigration-Related Materials for Your Seder

This Monday evening we will sit around our seder tables and retell the story of Passover. The Haggadah instructs us to think of the exodus of our ancestors from Egypt as if we ourselves had been redeemed. The essence of Passover is as relevant today as it was during zman cheruteinu – the time when we were freed. Here… Read More Passover Roundup 2013: Immigration-Related Materials for Your Seder

Webinar for Immigration Activists Is Now Available

“Immigration 101: An Introductory Webinar for Immigration Advocates in the Jewish Community,”  presented on November 17, 2011 is now available for viewing. Click here to view and listen to the presentation (start at 0:10:52).  This webinar features the following speakers: Ira Azulay is the founding partner of Immigration Attorneys, LLP and oversees the business and operations of… Read More Webinar for Immigration Activists Is Now Available

Anti-Immigration Bill Has Severe Impact on the Economy and Human Rights says Jewish Business Leader

Steve Dubrinsky runs Max’s Delicatessen, a classic Jewish deli, in Birmingham, Alabama. After the Alabama’s immigration law went into effect last month,  he was attacked by strangers  for defending his Latino workforce in an interview with the Birmingham News.  Since then, he has received an outpouring of support  for his courageous stance against the Alabama… Read More Anti-Immigration Bill Has Severe Impact on the Economy and Human Rights says Jewish Business Leader

“A Special Day for Everyone in Illinois”: State DREAM Act Signing

Cross-posted from the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs’ (JCUA) blog.   On August 1, 2011 the DREAM Act was signed into law for the State of Illinois by Gov. Pat Quinn. This was a momentous achievement for every person and organization that was involved in helping make this day happen. The Illinois DREAM Act will help set… Read More “A Special Day for Everyone in Illinois”: State DREAM Act Signing