Apr 15, 2015On Yom HaShoah, as we honor the memory of those who perished in the Holocaust, we can't forget that ethnic cleansing, fueled by hatred, continues to this day. On this solemn day I am inspired by individuals like 83 -year-old Holocaust survivor, Manfred Lindenbaum, who uses his experience to get people talking about – and ultimately caring about – refugees today.
Apr 10, 2015This week, the Israeli embassy in Washington will be opening some unusual mail: letters written not on paper, but on matza. Haaretz profiles the #BreadofFreedom campaign, organized by HIAS and T'ruah to raise awareness about the ongoing plight of asylum seekers in Israel.
Dec 08, 2014
Hanukkah is the celebration of miracles and light, but it is also a reminder of what it is to live life with different beliefs and practices than those around us. As we celebrate the festival of lights, we think of those who today are oppressed because of what they believe.
Dec 08, 2014We review our accomplishments protecting and assisting refugees in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and the United States throughout 2014. Our support of refugees and host communities ensures successful integration and the ability for the people we’re helping to recover from their trauma and lead happy, productive lives.
The Linking Communities (TLC) Project: Creating Welcome for Refugees, now in its second year, is pleased to announce that it will fund six local projects in North Carolina.