December 8, 2019

An Irreplaceable Legacy

Most Iranian-American Jews would not recognize the name Frank Lautenberg. But they should.

Senator Lautenberg was the Senate's oldest member, its last-surviving WWII veteran, a staunch advocate of Israel, and personally responsible for the entry of thousands of Jews from the former Soviet Union and Iran to the United States as protected refugees. He died Monday at the age of 89.

Since 1990, the