Topic: Israel

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Jan 30, 2023

Impact of Scholarships to Student Immigrants “Humbling”

Jan 30, 2023

Impact of Scholarships to Student Immigrants “Humbling” HIAS Israel awarded 44 scholarships this year to student immigrants.  The winners came from Ethiopia, France, the United States, Argentina, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Ecuador. For many of the students, the $2,500 scholarship enables them to complete another year in school — whether college, graduate, or doctoral level.

Mar 29, 2022

Thousands of Ukrainians Arrive in Israel, But Not All Are Welcomed

Mar 29, 2022

Thousands of Ukrainians Arrive in Israel, But Not All Are Welcomed Israel has taken in thousands of Ukrainians, but there is another side to the situation, and it’s one that is not particularly welcoming to refugees.

Feb 3, 2022

PODCAST: Seeking Asylum in Israel

Feb 3, 2022

PODCAST: Seeking Asylum in Israel In the latest episode of Crossing Borders, the HIAS podcast, we learn about the complicated issue of asylum in Israel.

Jan 13, 2022

Finally Some Good News for Sudanese Asylum Seekers in Israel

Jan 13, 2022

Finally Some Good News for Sudanese Asylum Seekers in Israel Asylum seekers in Israel don’t often receive good news, but now 2,445 Sudanese asylum seekers are being granted temporary residence status in 2022.

Jul 16, 2021

Help for Elderly Asylum Seekers in Israel Could Be on the Way

Jul 16, 2021

Help for Elderly Asylum Seekers in Israel Could Be on the Way HIAS Israel has filed a petition against the ministries of interior, health, and labor and social services on behalf of several elderly asylum seekers.

Jun 25, 2021

What Did World Refugee Day Look Like?

Jun 25, 2021

What Did World Refugee Day Look Like? World Refugee Day events around the world celebrated refugees' resilience.

Jun 1, 2021

How HIAS Came to Work With LGBTQ Refugees

Jun 1, 2021

How HIAS Came to Work With LGBTQ Refugees While LGBTQ outreach is not a core part of HIAS’ work, it is vitally important and has had a profound impact on many hundreds of LGBTQ refugees' lives.

Mar 8, 2021

Helping Women Find Safety and New Opportunities

Mar 8, 2021

Helping Women Find Safety and New Opportunities On International Women's Day we focus on programs in Ecuador, Israel, and Chad where HIAS is focusing on women and helping them find safety and new opportunities.

Feb 17, 2021

Asylum Seekers Lead the Charge for Rights in Israel

Feb 17, 2021

Asylum Seekers Lead the Charge for Rights in Israel For asylum seekers in Israel, the mass unemployment, food insecurity, and lack of access to health care caused by the COVID-19 pandemic highlights their decade-long struggle for refugee status and basic rights.

Dec 10, 2020

Israel Scholarship Ceremony Spotlights Social Activism

Dec 10, 2020

Israel Scholarship Ceremony Spotlights Social Activism On Dec. 9, HIAS Israel held its first-ever virtual scholarship awards ceremony. HIAS Israel has given scholarships to student immigrants, or olim, since the 1970s. This year, we awarded 46 scholarships to students from eight countries, the majority from Ethiopia and the former Soviet Union.