Finding a balance between justice and kindness - Your Voice

Finding a balance between justice and kindness

RABBI BONNIE KOPPELL | Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 12:04 pm

By now we are all familiar with the story of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, the Mesa mom who came to the U.S. from Mexico at the age of 14, and who was recently deported in an initiative to enforce the strictest standard of law.

In 2008, she was convicted for using a false social security number to gain employment. Our tradition has the deepest respect for the law, as we read in Deuteronomy 16:20, “Justice, justice, shall you pursue.”

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