Having dodged Nazi soldiers at 10 years old and later beatings by Israeli police, Rabbi Moshe Ber Beck is not the type to let a bit of adversity stand in the way of fighting for his beliefs.
‘It is our duty as Jews to raise our voices and demand that the State of Israel … expedite the absorption of these people,’ declared one orthodox rabbi who supports the group of Venezuelans hoping to immigrate to Israel.
AUSTIN, Texas --- Despite frequent assertions that it is a homeland for all Jews, Israel has rejected a group of would-be immigrants from Venezuela despite years of devotion to their religion. Under the policy known as aliyah, a Hebrew word meaning “ascending,” any Jewish person may emigrate to Israel, regardless of their nation of origin. Once