Lessons on Immigration from Jewish Readings of Genesis

According to rabbinic tradition, the command to care for the stranger is the most frequently repeated commandment in the Torah (the five books of Moses, Judaism’s central holy text). Now, lest we Jews think that our ancient ancestors who shaped the Torah were paragons of virtue with regard to welcoming strangers, we should note that if a law has to be repeated over and over, it very well could be because people weren’t following it...

#UnitedWeFight: New Sanctuary Movement & Latina Solidarity with Black Lives

Written by Lauren Ballester, New Sanctuary Movement organizing apprentice Two weeks ago, I had the privilege of visiting St. Louis and...

New Report: Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented People would improve Public Safety and Benefit the Economy of Pennsylvania

New Report: Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented People would improve Public Safety and Benefit the Economy of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 25, 2015                                                                                                       CONTACT: Nicole Kligerman Nicole@sanctuaryphiladelphia.org The Sheller Center for Social Justice at Temple...