Pittsburgh Jews Welcome Syrians As Trump Warns Of Danger

“All of the rhetoric about not allowing in Syrian refugees is what absolutely galvanized us [to act],” said Marian Allen, social action chairperson at Rodef Shalom Congregation, a Reform synagogue. “We see it as holy work. It’s a biblical injunction to welcome the stranger because we were once strangers.”

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