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Feb 16, 2019, 9:55 AM
President Trump Signs Border Deal, Declares National Emergency
With respect to the Border Deal, most of you are aware of the headline, as stated above, but, when it comes to evaluating the deal, remember, "the devil is in the details." Almost everyone is happy that Congress was...
Feb 13, 2019, 12:17 AM
Life of Pregnant Migrants in Israel
Pregnancy is hard enough for a woman, but try being a migrant –it’s harder. Israel’s migrant system is like most others in the world. Life is harder, rights are restricted and even getting a job can be impossible legally. But...
Jan 22, 2019, 4:04 PM
Opening America’s Golden Door vs. a Wall?
Mr. Trump’s wall is, literally, a divisive issue. It’s almost impossible to discuss it without appearing bipartisan. But our government has ground to a halt over this issue, so perhaps it’s time to discuss the pros and cons of building...
Dec 17, 2018, 9:33 AM
This heartbreakingly dangerous world for children
As a parent, I found this week to be a particularly difficult one. In the aftermath of the terrorist shooting at a bus stop in Ofra, nine people were shot, including a young husband and wife, pregnant with their...
Dec 17, 2018, 2:02 AM
The Progressive Mask of the Imperialist EU
There is a tendency among left-wingers--particularly youth--to idolize the European Union as a liberal utopia. Bernie Sanders' remarks about Denmark in a 2016 Democratic Primary Debate is one example. But there are many others. Young left-wingers, who rightly feel...
Nov 5, 2018, 12:56 PM
We helped asylum seekers and got elected – now they have a voice
Tel Aviv's city council now has a radical Mizrachi feminist member with a new message: a humane solution is possible
Nov 1, 2018, 3:03 PM
Three years after Moroccan Jew’s death in detention, why no inquest?
Immigration detention has again reached national news after a recent Guardian investigation into those detained in the UK found that “more than half of the sample were either suicidal, seriously ill or victims of torture”. According to the Equality...
Oct 1, 2018, 1:55 PM
How Muslim Refugees in Berlin Helped Me Celebrate Yamim Noraim
Amir Kashfi, IsraAID’s intern in Berlin, reflects on the Jewish High Holy Days while volunteering with asylum-seekers in refugee camps.
Jul 11, 2018, 12:54 AM
On Tisha B’Av we are all refugees
This year as we approach Tisha B’Av, we face some of the worst refugee crises in the histories of the United States and Israel, crises entirely created by governments bent on treating residents like strangers and strangers like criminals. Yet...
Raymond M. Berger
Jul 3, 2018, 11:27 PM
Immigration Quandary: Is Sanctuary a Good Idea?
California’s sanctuary laws are really a form of delayed screening. The United States is a case study in bad immigration policy. In 1986 there were an estimated five million undocumented people in the US. The great majority of them have worked...