Updated: Oct 20
Love the stranger...this is the most repeated mitzvah in the Torah. It is not an option for us Jews. We have been strangers in a strange land more times than we can recount. And we survived and have thrived because of the love, generosity and support of people who welcomed us and even hid us at their own peril.
And it was not the majority of people. We know many if not most turn away from tragedy, suffering, need...Most people turn away. Most people are content to ignore refugees and a humanitarian crisis at their door step. We are not those people. We do not ignore or turn away from suffering. We can help. We will help. We do help.
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