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In Austria, a Jewish sheep breeder shepherds migrants

Hans Breuer at his pasture near Vienna, March 2015. (Courtesy of Hans Breuer)

(JTA) — Even at his remote sheep pasture in the Austrian countryside, Hans Breuer was too disturbed by the plight of the Syrian refugees streaming into his country to go about his daily routine. Especially troubling to Breuer, a 61-year-old Jewish shepherd and singer of Yiddish songs, were the overcrowded conditions at… Read more »