It Can Happen Here

By Burt Siegel President Trump’s pitiful statements about the violence in Charlottesville re-ignited the debate concerning his attitudes about the Jewish people. In defending Trump, his supporters often point to the fact that his daughter Ivanka married a modern Orthodox Jew and converted to Judaism. However, this ploy continues to have little sway, as Trump…

No Retreat From Welcoming Immigrants and Refugees to America

By Cathryn Miller-Wilson, Executive Director of HIAS Pennsylvania Given the constitutional and humanitarian concerns raised by President Trump’s immigrant and refugee bans, DJOP asked Cathryn Miller-Wilson, Executive Director of HIAS Pennsylvania, to share her thoughts. The organization was founded in 1882 as the Association for the Protection of Jewish Immigrants. Its original mission was to assist the…