Jewish Clergy at U.S.-Mexico Border Examine Human Rights Issues

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Sharon Samber, HIAS.org

More than 20 rabbis, cantors, and activists from across the country — shown here holding a service at the border wall — participated in a HIAS and T’ruah-led human rights delegation at the U.S.–Mexico border March 25–27, 2019. (Justin Hamel)

Last week, in an effort to gain a deeper understanding of one of the more complex issues facing U.S. society, more than 20 rabbis, cantors, and activists spent three days at U.S.-Mexico border on a human rights delegation led by HIAS and T’ruah, the rabbinic human rights organization.