In the face of murder and hate, hope is no mere abstraction. It is made real by the actions we take to bring about change to realize and reinforce our shared moral values.
Andy Bachman is a rabbi and executive director of the Jewish Community Project of Lower Manhattan.
“We are human beings that live in and with others and through others. History has spoken!”
“You know the heart of the stranger, because you were strangers in a strange land” is the Jewish tradition’s most repeated injunction.
As others flee through deserts, across oceans, radical religious empathy is in order.