Dr. Tudor Parfitt

“Seventy years after the end of the Holocaust the Jewish people finds itself in a somewhat unexpected position,” wrote Tudor Parfitt, head of Florida International University’s Global Judaism program, in a 2016 address to the committee.

Parfitt described “millions of people,” in places like Africa, Asia and the Americas, willing to step up and become Jews. “The challenge for Israel and for the Jewish people,” Parfitt wrote, “is to decide what to do about it.”

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