On the heels of two open letters to Congress in support of refugees — one letter signed by 20 national security experts including former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and a second letter signed by the Mayors of over 60 U.S. cities — more than 1000 rabbis signed a letter to Congress yesterday in support… Continue »

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Today, by a 289-137 margin, the House voted in favor of legislation that would effectively end the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States.  Following is a statement in response from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: “This was a shameful day in the U.S. House of Representatives—for both parties.  We… Continue »