Topic: Jewish Values and History

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May 19, 2023

The Hidden Jewish History of a War-Torn Ukrainian Village

May 19, 2023

The Hidden Jewish History of a War-Torn Ukrainian Village In this dispatch from Ukraine, Raphael Marcus reflects on a startling discovery he made while visiting a village damaged by the Russia-Ukraine war.

May 17, 2023

HIAS Launches Center for Refugee Policy

May 17, 2023

HIAS Launches Center for Refugee Policy HIAS, the global Jewish humanitarian organization that provides critical services to refugees around the world, today launched the HIAS Center for Refugee Policy.

May 9, 2023

Historic Archive Reinforces Urgency of Serving Today’s Refugees

May 9, 2023

Flowers at the commemoration event for the 80th anniversary of the uprising of the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII. Robert Aronson, a member and immediate past chair of the HIAS board, reflects on a recent board visit to Poland and Moldova.

Apr 27, 2023

Eight Jewish Congregations in Europe Join in Initiative to Fight Antisemitism and Promote Cross-Cultural Understanding

Apr 27, 2023

Eight Jewish Congregations in Europe Join in Initiative to Fight Antisemitism and Promote Cross-Cultural Understanding Eight Jewish congregations across Continental Europe are participating in an ambitious and innovative project, Neighbours, to tackle antisemitism and xenophobia, and promote cross-cultural and inter-religious understanding in their communities.

Mar 29, 2023

London Community Gathers to Celebrate HIAS+JCORE Launch

Mar 29, 2023

London Community Gathers to Celebrate HIAS+JCORE Launch Leaders of the Jewish community and guests gathered to celebrate the coming together of HIAS and JCORE (the Jewish Council for Racial Equality) to form a new entity which will lead the Jewish response on issues of asylum, refugees, and racial equality in the United Kingdom.

Mar 23, 2023

Rabbi David Mason on Serving Britain’s Refugees

Mar 23, 2023

Rabbi David Mason In a Q&A, the executive director of the newly-formed HIAS + JCORE, discussed the importance of community and society.

Feb 10, 2023

Refugee Shabbat Bigger and More Global Than Ever

Feb 10, 2023

Refugee Shabbat Bigger and More Global Than Ever Over 450 communities and nearly 500 individuals across five continents heeded the call to dedicate a Shabbat to affirming their support for refugees and other displaced people.

Feb 1, 2023

Jewish Communities on Five Continents to Mark HIAS’ 5th Annual Refugee Shabbat

Feb 1, 2023

Jewish Communities on Five Continents to Mark HIAS’ 5th Annual Refugee Shabbat HIAS, the international Jewish humanitarian organization that provides critical services to forcibly displaced people, is organizing the fifth annual Refugee Shabbat to take place February 3-4, 2023. The initiative encourages Jewish congregations, community organizations, and individuals across the United States and around the world to dedicate a Shabbat experience to raising awareness about the global displacement crisis, and to reaffirm support for refugees and asylum seekers and take action at a time when the right to seek asylum is being severely abridged in the U.S. and around the world. 

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.

Jan 27, 2023

Fifth Annual Refugee Shabbat Will Be the Largest Yet

Jan 27, 2023

5th Annual Refugee Shabbat: A Project of HIAS The annual event, taking place in communities around the world February 3-4, invites communities and individuals to dedicate a Shabbat to affirming their support for refugees and other displaced people.

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