Topic: Israel

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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.

Jul 7, 2020

Taking the Lead in Emergency Assistance

Jul 7, 2020

Taking the Lead in Emergency Assistance HIAS has rapidly created systems to protect refugees facing emergencies and to deliver aid to them during the pandemic.

Apr 30, 2020

How Asylum Seekers In Israel Are Coping With COVID-19

Apr 30, 2020

How Asylum Seekers In Israel Are Coping With COVID-19 Before the COVID-19 pandemic, asylum seekers in Israel were leading precarious lives. Now, with the country on lockdown and jobs drying up, HIAS Israel County Director Sivan Carmel says it is harder than ever for asylum seekers to stay afloat.

Apr 24, 2020

HIAS Applauds the End of Israel’s Deposit Law

Apr 24, 2020

HIAS Applauds the End of Israel’s Deposit Law HIAS Applauds the End of Israel's Deposit Law Apr 24, 2020 TEL AVIV — On April 23, the Israeli Supreme Court struck down the country’s Deposit Law, which withheld 20 percent of asylum seekers’ salaries as an incentive for them to leave the country. HIAS applauds the Supreme Court’s decision, which will give asylum seekers and their […]

Mar 30, 2020

As COVID-19 Responses Threaten Refugee Rights, HIAS Pushes Back

Mar 30, 2020

As COVID-19 Responses Threaten Refugee Rights, HIAS Pushes Back As HIAS staff members around the world find safe ways to deliver vital services and care for clients, they are also fighting for the needs and rights of refugees and asylum seekers in the countries where HIAS operates.

Jan 7, 2019

HIAS Scholarships’ Effects Can Last for Years

Jan 7, 2019

HIAS Scholarships’ Effects Can Last for Years For more than 70 student immigrants who received scholarships from HIAS in Israel in December, the real impact of the awards may be felt for years to come.

Dec 26, 2018

2018 YEAR IN REVIEW: Challenges, Heartbreak, and Resolve

Dec 26, 2018

2018 YEAR IN REVIEW: Challenges, Heartbreak, and Resolve 2018 was a challenging year for HIAS as we continued our work of fighting for refugees and asylum seekers.

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