How Donald Trump Stole Hanukkah by Rabbi Aaron Panken

It has been a mere seventy years since my people were banned from countries, stripped of their religious observance, and listed on government manifests for the express purpose of controlling and eventually annihilating us. I hold dear the memories of my people’s fear and loss, the stories of masses fleeing for their lives only to be rejected at international borders, and the acts of courage that the righteous of other faiths committed to protect those in danger. Do we want to live in a country where our Muslim community, or any community of shared belief, is subject to such wholesale maltreatment, especially in a response to the atrocities of a tiny few?

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