Tag archive for ‘Forced migration’
Jewish Business News On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

UN: Almost 220, 000 migrants, a record, reached Europe by sea in October

  218, 394 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe by sea in October, up from 172, 843 in September, Adrian Edwards, a spokesman for United Nations refugee agency UNHCR, said on Monday. “That More...

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Joschka Fischer On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor Joschka Fischer: Europe’s Reality Check

Until a few weeks ago, Europeans believed they lived in a kind of sanctuary, insulated from the world’s current conflicts. Certainly, the news and images of drowned migrants were dreadful; but the tragedy More...

George Soros On Monday, September 28th, 2015

GEORGE SOROS: Rebuilding the Asylum System

The European Union needs to accept responsibility for the lack of a common asylum policy, which has transformed this year’s growing influx of refugees from a manageable problem into yet another political More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

How Do Americans Feel About Taking In Refugees?

  Americans overwhelmingly favor taking in refugees, according to a recent YouGov poll. 52 percent of respondents said that the United States should provide refuge to people fleeing war and oppression More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, September 7th, 2015

IsraAID sending team to help refugees in Europe

Streams of desperate refugees flooding Europe from the Middle East, Asia and Africa will soon get a helping hand from IsraAID , a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in Israel in 2001 to More...

Bernard-Henri LeVy On Monday, September 7th, 2015

French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy: The Price of European Indifference  

 Europe’s migration debate has taken a disturbing turn. It began with the creation of the catch-all concept (a legal freak) of a “migrant, ” which obscures the difference, central to the law, between More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Israeli NGO Heads to Europe to Assist Migrants

  Streams of desperate refugees flooding Europe from the Middle East, Asia and Africa will soon get a helping hand from IsraAID, a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in Israel in 2001 More...

Vijeta Uniyal On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Jewish History: Celebrating the “Miracle of Shanghai”

Between 1933 and 1941, as Nazi Germany occupied most of the Continental Europe and pushed eastwards into the Soviet Union, estimated 25, 000 Jewish refugees fleeing the Holocaust found refuge in the Chinese More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

38 million internally displaced worldwide as 30, 000 people fled their homes each day in 2014

GENEVA – A record-breaking 38 million people have been displaced within their own country by conflict or violence. This is the equivalent of the total populations of London, New York and Beijing combined. More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Peter Sutherland: The Migration Opportunity

 In the last year, more than 4, 000 men, women, and children have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Africa to Europe. Their tragic deaths have done nothing to slow the More...

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