1,000 American rabbis sign letter welcoming Syrian refugees

December 4, 2015 8:01 PM

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1,000 American rabbis sign letter welcoming Syrian refugees

More than 1,000 rabbis in the United States signed onto a letter urging elected officials in the country to "exercise moral leadership for the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program."

The letter was published on the website of HIAS, a venerable U.S. charity once known as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society that was originally founded in the 19th century to help bring over emigrants from Czarist Russia.

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