In Jeremiah 31:15, we read,
“A voice is heard in Ramah, mourning and great weeping, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are gone.”
Today, Rachel’s great sadness is being perpetrated by our own government on our own soil. We join Rachel’s cry because right here in the U.S., the land of the free, children are being detained, locked away from their parents.
I write to you from McAllen, TX, site of the United States’ largest immigrant detention center. Along with nearly 40 colleagues – Jewish, Catholic, Muslim, and evangelical – I visited this... Read More