The Fate of Refugee Families Is In America’s Hands
On the eve of World War II many parents faced an impossible choice: stay with their children as the Nazis closed in, or send them off, to take their chances on their own.
Trump admin broke law with visa delays for Afghans, Iraqis who worked for U.S., judge rules
A federal judge has ruled that the Trump administration violated the law by failing to promptly resolve visa applications for thousands of Afghans and Iraqis who worked for American troops and diplomats, and ordered the government to fix the delays.
Charles Bronfman Prize Recipient David Hertz Shares His Story In New York
The idea for Gastromotiva came from Hertz’s desire to connect to people and places and “the opportunity to give people dignity and use food as a universal language,” he said.
California bill looks to close data gaps in the criminal justice system
The California state legislature has passed AB 1331, a criminal justice data bill that aims to improve the quality of criminal justice records and creates a pathway for courts to share data with researchers. The bill is awaiting a signature of approval by California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
If Kafka Was Israeli and Wrote About Talking Goldfish
Etgar Keret, the writer of absurd, sad, funny, and very short stories, grows up
“Fly Already” | Etgar Keret is a Gift
Etgar Keret is not the kind of writer that people like, but he is certainly the kind that they love. His newest collection, Fly Already, out in September, has already won all manner of awards and praise, and there is a reason for that: It is unbelievable.
A Prominent Jewish Humanitarian Prize Goes to a Criminal Justice Reformer
Amy Bach’s work is making a concrete difference in the criminal justice system. In 2011, Bach started Measures for Justice, a nonprofit that archives criminal justice records from counties across the U.S. in one easily accessed online portal.