The Soul of the Stranger
The commandment not to oppress the stranger can refer to war refugees, for whom the Torah demands intense compassion.
Shalom: Peace in Hebrew
Along with truth and justice, peace is among the most hallowed Jewish values.
The war against Midian teaches that when Israel does fight wars, they must fight with compassion and a minimum of casualties.
Jewish War & Peace 101
Jewish tradition takes it for granted that war is an inevitable part of human existence.