Topic: Ukraine

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Feb 28, 2022

VIDEO: How HIAS Partner R2P is Responding to Ukraine Crisis

Feb 28, 2022

VIDEO: How HIAS Partner R2P is Responding to Ukraine Crisis Alexander Galkin, Director of Ukrainian NGO Right to Protection (R2P), discusses how the organization has adapted and is responding to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

Feb 27, 2022

Ukrainian Refugees Need Our Help; Here’s How Jews Can Act Now

Feb 27, 2022

Ukrainian Refugees Need Our Help; Here’s How Jews Can Act Now HIAS CEO Mark Hetfield, writes in The Forward newspaper: The crisis in Ukraine poses an unprecedented challenge. A country of 45 million people has been invaded by a military superpower. We all have a role to play and sacrifices to make.

Jan 26, 2022

As Tension Rises in Ukraine, HIAS Partner R2P Prepares

Jan 26, 2022

As Tension Rises in Ukraine, HIAS Partner R2P Prepares Humanitarian organizations, including HIAS’ partner in the region, are preparing and strategizing around a potential new refugee crisis in Ukraine.

Dec 5, 2017

WATCH: New Documentary Follows Refugees in Ukraine

Dec 5, 2017

WATCH: New Documentary Follows Refugees in Ukraine HIAS' partner agency, Right to Protection, released a new documentary video retelling the stories of four refugees.

Jul 20, 2017

WATCH: New Video Shines A Light On Refugees in Ukraine

Jul 20, 2017

WATCH: New Video Shines A Light On Refugees in Ukraine Watch a new video shining a light on Ukraine's refugee and asylum seeker population.

Jun 21, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Celebrating World Refugee Day 2017

Jun 21, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Celebrating World Refugee Day 2017 See photos of how people honored World Refugee Day 2017 around the world.

May 20, 2016

Ukraine Remembers the Crimean Tatar Genocide

May 20, 2016

Ukraine Remembers the Crimean Tatar Genocide In 1944, nearly 200,000 Crimean Tatars, a Turkic ethnic minority, were unjustly accused of aiding and abetting the Nazi regime and ordered by Joseph Stalin to be forcibly expelled from their homeland to remote areas of the Soviet Union. On May 18, 2016, Ukraine held ceremonies to remember the Crimean Tatar people who lost their homes and their lives.

Jan 15, 2016

A Victory for Displaced People in Ukraine

Jan 15, 2016

A Victory for Displaced People in Ukraine On November 3rd, 2015, the Ukrainian Parliament voted to adopt a measure, Draft Law 2166, to provide much needed protections to the 1.5 million souls displaced within Ukraine by the conflict there. However, the president's signature is still needed. The president unexpectedly vetoed the measure in December, but advocates in Ukraine kept up the fight and the measure has finally been signed into law.

Nov 9, 2015

Jewish Community in Ukraine Bounces Back, Pays It Forward

Nov 9, 2015

Jewish Community in Ukraine Bounces Back, Pays It Forward In 1989, as a HIAS caseworker, I met many Soviet Jews who had fled Dnipropetrovsk. I never thought I would see the day when that city, the third largest in Ukraine, would again have a thriving Jewish community. But that is exactly what I found.