About Gideon Aronoff

Gideon Aronoff is president and CEO of HIAS, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society

Jewish Immigration Activists Look Out for Jewish Interests. So What?

By October 15, 2007

From: Gideon Aronoff To: John Derbyshire Subject: The Exodus Impulse and the Sinai Impulse John, Allow me to correct your misconception (shared by several commenters) that I support illegal immigration in any way. I do not. I am in favor … Read More

The Torah, the Talmud, and the Undocumented Worker

By October 12, 2007

From: Gideon Aronoff To: John Derbyshire Subject: Numbers are only part of the story John, Numbers do indeed matter. That’s why I posed questions about criteria and numbers and indicated that we need a rational debate to serve our varied … Read More

Let’s Roast Some Old Chestnuts

Let’s Roast Some Old Chestnuts
By October 11, 2007

From: Gideon Aronoff To: John Derbyshire Subject: Old Chestnuts John, Immigration restrictionists frequently trot out the old chestnut that American Jews’ attitudes about immigration are mired in a sepia-toned time warp where babushka’d bubbes and wide-eyed zaydes are still hobbling … Read More