Tag Archives: refugees

Listen to the sounds of Yom Kippur with singer Victoria Hanna in Jerusalem. Sit with Sudanese refugee Anwar Suleiman in Tel Aviv & enjoy some tunes to get you into the New Year-atonement mood.

On this episode of Shtetl we take a close up look at the story of African asylum seekers in Israel.

And when God tells Shtetl to go West, baruch hashem (enshallah), Shtetl obeys. Especially if she, the almighty one, is commanding me to sit in a dark room and injest movie after movie. Some call it the cave, some call …

Meet the hipster butcher, the Sudanese refugee, and the ranting post-shtetl Talmudist in Joseph Rosen’s account of a recent trip to Israel. The question is, can anyone save Passover this year?

Leading up to and during the Holocaust, most Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazis were turned away from Canadian borders. Today, Canada receives about 30, 000 asylum seekers a year. More than six decades after the Holocaust, how has Canada’s processes for handling refugees changed?