Tagged: HIAS Partners

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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 22, 2022

Parents With Disabled Children Find Support from a HIAS Partner in Poland

Jul 22, 2022

Parents With Disabled Children Find Support from a HIAS Partner in Poland HIAS is working with Stowarzyszenie Patchwork (Patchwork Association) and L’Arche to make sure disabled child refugees from Ukraine get as much support as possible.

Apr 19, 2022

The ‘Afghan Man You Need To Know’ Works for HIAS Partner in Pittsburgh

Apr 19, 2022

The ‘Afghan Man You Need To Know’ Works for HIAS Partner in Pittsburgh In August 2021, Stars and Stripes’ Afghan journalist Zubair Babakarkhail spent 10 days trying to escape Taliban-occupied Kabul with his family. He talks to HIAS about leaving Afghanistan and the last seven months in Pittsburgh.

Feb 10, 2022

Resettled Afghans Find New Lives and New Schools in Philadelphia

Feb 10, 2022

Resettled Afghans Find New Lives and New Schools in Philadelphia Resettled Afghans Find New Lives and New Schools in Philadelphia By Dan Friedman Feb 10, 2022 The first day of high school is always hard. It’s doubly difficult if you are not fluent in the language and barely know where you live. That was where 15-year-old Ali Wahaj Mosakhil found himself in early December, trying […]

Dec 21, 2021

WATCH: A Warm Welcome for Refugees in Tulsa

Dec 21, 2021

WATCH: A Warm Welcome for Refugees in Tulsa When a Tulsa synagogue approached HIAS to become a resettlement partner, it didn’t make immediate sense. But this inclusive, non-denominational Tulsa community works differently from most synagogue congregations.

Dec 02, 2021

After Months on the Run, Afghan Family Finds Safety in New Home

Dec 02, 2021

After Months on the Run, Afghan Family Finds Safety in New Home As the Taliban closed in on Kabul, Abdul and his family had to move frequently, never staying in one place for more than a day. Now, with the help of HIAS' resettlement and corporate partners, they are safely resettled in their new home in California.

Oct 26, 2021

Three Years On, Lessons from Squirrel Hill: Q&A with Mark Oppenheimer

Oct 26, 2021

Three Years On, Lessons from Squirrel Hill: Q&A with Mark Oppenheimer Mark Oppenheimer’s new book Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood traces the response of the community in the weeks and months after the attack. HIAS spoke with the author about what we can learn from the community, the event, and its aftermath.

Aug 30, 2021

Schlepping to Help Arriving Refugees Feels Good in Charlotte

Aug 30, 2021

Schlepping to Help Arriving Refugees Feels Good in Charlotte Betsy Jenkins was watching her foster sons playing with each other in the yard when she saw the email, “Extra help needed for new refugee apartment move-in, can you help?”

Aug 23, 2021

HIAS Resettlement Partners Preparing to Greet Afghans

Aug 23, 2021

HIAS Resettlement Partners Preparing to Greet Afghans In the San Francisco Bay Area, HIAS resettlement affiliates JFCS East Bay and JFS of Silicon Valley are getting ready to welcome more Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders in one month than they usually do in half a year.

Jan 26, 2021

Resettlement Agencies Across the U.S. Are Ready to Rebuild

Jan 26, 2021

Resettlement Agencies Across the U.S. Are Ready to Rebuild In the San Francisco Bay Area, HIAS resettlement affiliates JFCS East Bay and JFS of Silicon Valley are getting ready to welcome more Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders in one month than they usually do in half a year.