Tagged: Syria

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Jan 27, 2019

Still Fighting the Muslim Ban After Two Years

Jan 27, 2019

Still Fighting the Muslim Ban After Two Years It’s been two years since President Trump first signed an executive order to ban Muslims from entering the country.

Aug 08, 2018

WATCH: These Syrian Refugee Children Will Make You Want to Dance

Aug 08, 2018

WATCH: These Syrian Refugee Children Will Make You Want to Dance The sounds of summer may not usually include the tap dancing feet of Syrian refugee children, but now they do-- at least in Toledo, Ohio.

Jun 20, 2018

WATCH: Protecting Refugees in Greece, An Interfaith Response

Jun 20, 2018

WATCH: Protecting Refugees in Greece, An Interfaith Response A new video tells the story of a unique partnership between HIAS and Islamic Relief USA which is helping to ensure that the most vulnerable refugees in Greece receive access to legal protection.

May 18, 2018

Resettled Syrian Refugee Graduates Top in Class

May 18, 2018

Resettled Syrian Refugee Graduates Top in Class “The strength of the American community comes from diversity,” he says.

Aug 25, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Ohio Summer Camp Empowers Refugee Women and Children

Aug 25, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Ohio Summer Camp Empowers Refugee Women and Children For many Americans, summer camp means bunk beds, bonfires and bug spray. But a unique five-week day camp program in Toledo, Ohio has helped a group of recently resettled Syrian refugee women and children adjust to life in the United States.

Aug 09, 2017

A Big Greek Wedding for Syrian Refugees

Aug 09, 2017

A Big Greek Wedding for Syrian Refugees After HIAS Greece won their right to marry, two Syrian refugees in their early 20's had a small civil ceremony near the refugee camp where they first met last year.

Jul 31, 2017

Washington-Area Congregations Forge Partnerships To Support Refugees

Jul 31, 2017

Washington-Area Congregations Forge Partnerships To Support Refugees “Before we would sit around and talk about who we are and what we stand for. Now we have been able to act.”

Jul 12, 2017

The Sister I Never Had Is A Syrian Refugee

Jul 12, 2017

The Sister I Never Had Is A Syrian Refugee We studied, we planned and we explored how we could help a Syrian family. What I could not envision was how they would help me.

Jun 20, 2017

WATCH: Food and Friendship, A Recipe for Humanity

Jun 20, 2017

WATCH: Food and Friendship, A Recipe for Humanity Meet Kate and Melina, two Jewish women who started a supper club to help welcome Syrian refugees to their community.

Feb 21, 2017

Why a Jewish Organization Is Suing to Stop the Muslim Ban

Feb 21, 2017

Why a Jewish Organization Is Suing to Stop the Muslim Ban We cannot remain silent as Muslim refugees are turned away just for being Muslim, just as we could not stand idly by when the U.S. turned away Jewish refugees fleeing Europe during the 1930s and 40s. The Torah requires us to intervene. To stop these things from being done by our government and in our name.