Progress by Passover -- Press Conference Videos

Posted on Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 18:00 pm

HIAS President and CEO Gideon Aronoff speaks of the success of the Progress by Passover campaign and our next steps.

 

Congressman Jerrold Nadler joins the Progress by Passover press conference to voice his strong support for immigration reform.

 

Reform Rabbi Amy Schwartzman from Falls Church, Virginia, speaks of the Jewish mandate to welcome the stranger.

 

Conservative Rabbi Morris J. Allen of Beth Jacob Congregation in the Twin Cities speaks about the Postville raid and the importance of worker rights in the movement for immigration reform. With an introduction by Gideon Aronoff, CEO and President of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS).

 

Orthodox Rabbi Capers Funnye from the Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Chicago speaks of the centrality of family unity to American values and the need for family to remain at the forefront of the immigration debate. With an introduction by Gideon Aronoff, CEO and President of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS).

 

Modern Orthodox Rabbi Asher Lopatin of the B’nai Israel Congregation in Chicago speaks about the importance of immigration reform to the Jewish population, especially as we prepare for the holiday of Passover. With an introduction by Gideon Aronoff, CEO and President of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS).