The Challenge of the Syrian Refugees is a real one. On one hand, there is legitimate concern that within their midst are people with malevolent intent. On the other hand, they are in need and how can we, a people defined by chesed, not respond with caring. The situation presents a real dilemma.
See further on this in my
latest Huffington Post blog: We Must Move Beyond Rhetoric To Solve The Refugee Crisis.
original title for the post, btw, was 'The Syrian Refugees: Are
We Finally Beyond the Rhetoric on Both Sides?' but it
was changed by the editors.
feel free to comment here or there.
Rabbi Ben Hecht