Topic: Jewish Values and History

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Sep 18, 2020

Webinar: Anti-Semitism and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in the COVID-19 Era

Sep 18, 2020

Webinar: Anti-Semitism and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in the COVID-19 Era Learn about the historic experience of Jews as targets of anti-immigrant hatred, and how the current pandemic is impacting refugees and asylum seekers in particular.

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.

Aug 26, 2020

HIAS Honored by Women of Reform Judaism

Aug 26, 2020

HIAS Honored by Women of Reform Judaism Women of Reform Judaism, or WRJ, gave HIAS its most prestigious award in a virtual ceremony Aug. 25.

Jul 6, 2020

Opinion: Asylum, Which Made the U.S. a Leader in Protecting Jews, Could Disappear

Jul 6, 2020

Opinion: Asylum, Which Made the U.S. a Leader in Protecting Jews, Could Disappear Sam Yebri, who was brought to the United States by HIAS, explains why Jews should fight on behalf of the asylum system.

Jun 22, 2020

Opinion: Local and Faithful — How a Global Refugee Agency Can Be Effective

Jun 22, 2020

Opinion: Local and Faithful — How a Global Refugee Agency Can Be Effective Humanitarian organizations should champion local civil society and faith leaders in local communities, says HIAS' Senior Vice President, Programs Raphael Marcus.

Jun 17, 2020

This World Refugee Day, Calling on the Global Jewish Community to Act

Jun 17, 2020

This World Refugee Day, Calling on the Global Jewish Community to Act The #70 million campaign will mobilize Jews to donate, raise awareness, volunteer, and advocate in support of some of the globe’s most vulnerable people.

Jun 5, 2020

Remembering the Lessons of the St. Louis

Jun 5, 2020

Remembering the Lessons of the St. Louis HIAS sees the anniversary of the St. Louis as a time to not only examine the past but see the unfortunate parallels in the present.

Apr 7, 2020

Celebrating Passover During a Pandemic: Same, But Different

Apr 7, 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.

Mar 19, 2020

National Refugee Shabbat 2020

Mar 19, 2020

National Refugee Shabbat 2020 National Refugee Shabbat 5780, which will take place on March 20-21, 2020, is a moment for congregations, organizations, and individuals around the country to dedicate a Shabbat experience to refugees and asylum seekers.

Jan 27, 2020

Both History and Present Show Why We Should Help Refugees

Jan 27, 2020

Both History and Present Show Why We Should Help Refugees One student tries to find new ways to get involved in the American Jewish movement for refugees and asylum seekers.