Jonathan Greenblatt op-ed in the Israeli daily Haaretz

  • February 2, 2017

Jonathan Greenblatt has a new op-ed in the Israeli daily Haaretz. In “History Will Frown on Trump’s Heartless Attack on Refugees,” he outlines why President Trump’s intention to sign an executive order to stop refugee admissions is concerning and why the Jewish community must stand up against it. “With more than 65 million people forcibly displaced from their homes, today the world faces the worst refugee crisis since World War II. Sadly, as we in the Jewish community know all too well, shutting the doors to people desperately fleeing for their lives harkens back to the World War II era,” he writes.

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