A synagogue in Manchester is hosting an event this Sunday to discuss how the U.S. treats refugees. The gathering, titled "Understanding the History of and Morality of U.S. Refugee Policy ," will be held at Temple Israel and will feature an expert on refugee policy, a civil rights lawyer, and a Congolese immigrant who now lives in Manchester. It has been scheduled for months, but organizers say the topic is even more important in light of the massacre last week at a Pittsburgh synagogue. The shooter, Robert Bowers, blamed Jewish organizations that work with refugees for bringing “invaders” to the U.S. and called Jews the "enemy of white people." Jeremy Szczepanski, the rabbi at Temple Israel, says welcoming foreigners is a central tenant of Judaism. "In...
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Manchester Synagogue Hosts Conversation on Refugees