‘Remember You Were Strangers’: Ultra-Orthodox Jews Step in to Help Asylum Seekers in Israel

The group Ultra-Orthodox Against the Deportation sees it as a religious duty to aid the Eritreans and Sudanese in Israel, and is working to improve conditions in a squalid area where migrants wait for the authorities to decide their fate

Allison Kaplan Sommer
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Faigy Lifshitz with Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers outside the Population Authority offices in Bnei Brak, near Tel Aviv, April 11, 2018.
Faigy Lifshitz with Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers outside the Population Authority offices in Bnei Brak, near Tel Aviv, April 11, 2018.Credit: Moti Milrod
Allison Kaplan Sommer

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