Tagged: Jewish Holidays

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Apr 14, 2022

Tulsa Synagogue Welcomes Refugees and Their Stories to Seder

Apr 14, 2022

Tulsa Synagogue Welcomes Refugees and Their Stories to Seder At Congregation B’nai Emunah in Tulsa, Oklahoma, refugee stories will be woven throughout this year’s Passover Seder – their first since becoming a HIAS Resettlement Partner.

Jul 14, 2021

May Our Lamentations Open Our Hearts to Welcome

Jul 14, 2021

May Our Lamentations Open Our Hearts to Welcome This Tisha B’Av, as the Jewish community commemorates the destruction of both ancient temples in Jerusalem and the exile of the Jewish people, we mourn the losses refugees and asylum seekers have suffered.

Dec 16, 2020

Actor Mandy Patinkin Tells HIAS Assembly What Refugees Have Taught Him

Dec 16, 2020

Actor Mandy Patinkin Tells HIAS Assembly What Refugees Have Taught Him Actors and activists Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody spoke to the Jews For Refugees Assembly about their experiences meeting refugees and the need to welcome them to the United States once again.

Sep 16, 2020

Hearing and Heeding the Shofar’s Call

Sep 16, 2020

Hearing and Heeding the Shofar’s Call The High Holidays are always a time of reflection and renewal, but this year they come at a critical moment to step up and welcome refugees.

Apr 07, 2020

Celebrating Passover During a Pandemic: Same, But Different

Apr 07, 2020

Celebrating Passover During a Pandemic: Same, But Different This year, instead of gathering for Seders, millions of Jews are separated from their families during Passover, as the world continues to grapple with COVID-19.

Aug 13, 2019

SLIDESHOW: Jewish Groups Rally to #CloseTheCamps

Aug 13, 2019

SLIDESHOW: Jewish Groups Rally to #CloseTheCamps Jewish groups across the country marked Tisha b’Av, the traditional Jewish day of mourning, with vigils and protests to demand an end to the mistreatment of immigrants and refugees.

Jun 07, 2019

WATCH: An Inspirational Song for Shavuot

Jun 07, 2019

WATCH: An Inspirational Song for Shavuot Jewish groups across the country marked Tisha b’Av, the traditional Jewish day of mourning, with vigils and protests to demand an end to the mistreatment of immigrants and refugees.

May 01, 2019

WATCH: A Yom HaShoah Message from Mark Hetfield

May 01, 2019

WATCH: A Yom HaShoah Message from Mark Hetfield HIAS President and CEO Mark J. Hetfield shares a message for Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), when we recall what happens to people who are not allowed to make the flight for safety and freedom, and reminds us of the imperative to welcome those who flee hatred.

Apr 07, 2019

New HIAS Haggadah Ready for Your Seder Table

Apr 07, 2019

New HIAS Haggadah Ready for Your Seder Table The new refugee-themed full HIAS Hagaddah is ready for the Passover table.

Dec 10, 2018

How Hanukkah Happened for HIAS (in D.C.)

Dec 10, 2018

How Hanukkah Happened for HIAS (in D.C.) How Hanukkah Happened for HIAS (in D.C.) Dec 10, 2018 Last week the HIAS D.C.-based Community Engagement team participated in a number of events celebrating the holiday of Hanukkah. On Wednesday, December 5, HIAS joined EntryPointDC and other community partners for a 20s and 30s Hanukkah Happy Hour to celebrate the fourth night of Hanukkah. […]