Strong Borders is a Moral Category

By Rabbi Aryeh Spero December 13, 2018, 12:05 am It has always been thus. Within some religious communities, as well as outside houses of worship, a question often being asked is: How can we turn away people from our borders in light of the Bible’s statement “Thou shall not afflict the Stranger”? Former President Obama […]

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Rabbi Spero: Comparing Border Detention to ‘Nazi Holocaust’ is Offensive to Holocaust Survivors

 By Jonathan Mizrahi | June 21, 2018 | 2:08 PM EDT (CNSNews.com) — Some critics of the Trump administration’s immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border compared the situation there to the fears faced by Jews in Nazi concentration camps, a claim that Rabbi Aryeh Spero said is “abhorrent” and insulting to real Holocaust survivors. On […]

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Trump’s Immigration Policy Represents Genuine, Moral and Responsible Leadership

By Rabbi Aryeh Spero President Trump has issued a modified version of his previous immigration policy Executive Order that was stalled a month ago by a lower-level federal judge in the state of Washington. Mr. Trump has been under relentless attack from those on the left against his efforts to limit immigration from terrorist-producing areas […]

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President Trump’s Immigration Policy is Moral and Responsible

By Rabbi Aryeh Spero President Trump has been under relentless attack from those on the Left against his efforts to limit immigration from terrorist-producing areas and his call for comprehensive vetting and background checks. The vituperate accusations and riots, heavily-funded by leftwing sources, as well as the vicious salvos against him by the media and […]

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Trump, the Pope, and the Bible

In response to Donald Trump’s call for constructing a wall at our southern border so as to stem the illegal migrations into our country, Pope Francis indicated that Mr. Trump is “not a Christian,” since, as the pope says, “Christians build bridges, not walls.” As a rabbi, it is not for me to decide what […]

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What the Bible Says About Immigration

Some in religious circles are invoking the Biblical verse “Thou shalt not afflict the stranger” as justification for awarding illegal immigrants a full basket of on-going social services, as well as a “fast track to citizenship”, which others believe is but a euphemism for amnesty. In all matters the Bible teaches discernment, and there is […]

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