Tagged: Jewish Values and History

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Mar 03, 2022

Ukraine, Afghan Resettlement Top of Mind for Refugee Shabbat

Mar 03, 2022

Ukraine, Afghan Resettlement Top of Mind for Refugee Shabbat With hundreds of Jewish communities around the world preparing to participate in Refugee Shabbat on March 4-5, the ongoing crises in Ukraine and Afghanistan loom large.

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 01, 2021

WATCH: Know Your “Neighbour”

Dec 01, 2021

WATCH: Know Your “Neighbour” 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.

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 31, 2021

Former Board Chair Dale Schwartz Remembered

Aug 31, 2021

Former Board Chair Dale Schwartz Remembered Dale Schwartz, a long-time member of the HIAS board and past HIAS board chair, died August 27.

Jul 30, 2021

The Refugee Convention at 70

Jul 30, 2021

The Refugee Convention at 70 This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Refugee Convention of 1951, the international legal document which was intended to ensure solutions for refugees.

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.

Jun 04, 2021

Wolf Blitzer: Welcome and Help Refugees

Jun 04, 2021

Wolf Blitzer: Welcome and Help Refugees The CNN speaks about the need for Americans of all religions to support and welcome refugees to the United States.

Mar 18, 2021

Jewish, Diverse, and Inclusive: HIAS’ Core Values

Mar 18, 2021

Jewish, Diverse, and Inclusive: HIAS’ Core Values For the first time in eight years, HIAS is redefining its core values to reflect our increasingly diverse and inclusive nature.

Mar 12, 2021

Refugee Shabbat 2021 an Unqualified Success

Mar 12, 2021

Refugee Shabbat 2021 an Unqualified Success Refugee Shabbat 2021 was an unqualified success, with more than 300 congregations participating.