Tag Archives: We were strangers too

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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“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 … Continue reading

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