- Nov 1, 2016
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For love of strangers: Behind the Jewish legacy of welcoming refugees
“We have Holocaust survivors in our congregation, and so many of us are just a generation or two removed from relatives who went through that experience or were forced to leave their country,” says Maryann Rabovsky, who has served as chairwoman of the synagogue’s immigration and refugee assistance committee since it was formed three years ago. More recently the group has expanded its work to assist non-Jewish refugees, and to work to help refugees around the world, wherever they are.