Tagged: Europe

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Nov 20, 2022

Jewish Activists in Europe Join Forces Against Xenophobia

Nov 20, 2022

Conference participants pose in Brussels. At a three-day conference under the auspices of the Gishur project, participants discussed solutions to the problem of rising antisemitism and anti-immigrant hysteria.

Sep 14, 2022

When Ukraine Seemed Lost, They Found a Home in Ireland

Sep 14, 2022

When Ukraine Seemed Lost, They Found a Home in Ireland Laura Medvedieva vividly remembers her harrowing journey from Kyiv in the days following the Russian invasion. “Nobody believed the war would really happen,” she said. “One day everything was normal and I was out painting with my friends. The next day we were forced to pack up and leave our home.”

Aug 15, 2022

One Year After the Fall of Kabul, a Look Back – and What’s Next

Aug 15, 2022

One Year After the Fall of Kabul, a Look Back – and What’s Next In the year since the fall of Kabul, HIAS has resettled over 4,300 Afghans through the tireless efforts of its staff, resettlement partners, and volunteers. But the work to ensure that Afghan evacuees are able to build new lives in the U.S. is not finished yet.

Jul 19, 2022

Volunteers Come To Help Ukrainians From Far and Wide

Jul 19, 2022

Volunteers Come To Help Ukrainians From Far and Wide Mexican volunteers from HIAS partner organization, CADENA, are helping Ukrainian refugees in Poland.

Jun 28, 2022

Right to Protection’s Quick Pivot to a War Footing

Jun 28, 2022

Right to Protection’s Quick Pivot to a War Footing “I woke up at 5:30 a.m. and started calling colleagues,” Alexander (Sasha) Galkin recalled of the first night of the war. As the director of Right to Protection (R2P) — HIAS’ long time partner in Ukraine — he had urgent priorities: ensuring the safety of R2P staff, and working out how the organization could pivot to the new emergency.

May 26, 2022

Global Humanitarian Community Failing Ukrainian Women and Girls

May 26, 2022

Global Humanitarian Community Failing Ukrainian Women and Girls The global humanitarian community is failing women and girls displaced by the Russia-Ukraine war who continue to face a dire and deteriorating situation inside Ukraine and across the region, a new report shows.

May 18, 2022

How HIAS Gets Vital Cash To Displaced Ukrainians

May 18, 2022

How HIAS Gets Vital Cash To Displaced Ukrainians To help meet urgent needs for food, shelter, and money exacerbated by lost jobs and livelihoods, HIAS partner R2P launched a direct Cash Assistance Program for internally displaced persons.

Apr 13, 2022

This Passover, European Jews Step up to Welcome Refugees

Apr 13, 2022

This Passover, European Jews Step up to Welcome Refugees People in countries neighboring Ukraine along with Western European Jewish groups are preparing to welcome refugees into their own communities.

Apr 01, 2022

Across Europe, HIAS Responds to Many Needs of Ukraine Refugees

Apr 01, 2022

Across Europe, HIAS Responds to Many Needs of Ukraine Refugees HIAS is helping with the immediate needs of both internally displaced persons inside Ukraine and refugees in the bordering countries of Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Moldova where more than four million have fled.

Mar 31, 2022

Hope and Questions as U.S. Pledges to Resettle 100,000 from Ukraine

Mar 31, 2022

Hope and Questions as U.S. Pledges to Resettle 100,000 from Ukraine While the Biden administration’s March 24 pledge to welcome Ukrainians is encouraging news for refugees and advocates alike, the announcement leaves many questions unanswered.