Topic: United States

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Jul 23, 2019

Update: More Than 1500 Jewish Clergy Sign Petition to Protect Asylum

Jul 23, 2019

Update: More Than 1500 Jewish Clergy Sign Petition to Protect Asylum More than 1400 Jewish clergy members signed a petition calling on elected officials to protect the legal right to seek asylum in the U.S., and on July 18, a delegation of rabbis, attorneys, and advocates went to Capitol Hill to deliver it to key members of Congress.

Nov 7, 2018

Some Other Winners in the Midterm Elections: Refugees

Nov 7, 2018

Some Other Winners in the Midterm Elections: Refugees In Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Colorado, it was an historic night for candidates whose families came to the U.S. as refugees.

Aug 24, 2018

Jewish Leaders on HIAS-ADL Trip Witness Border Crisis Up Close

Aug 24, 2018

Jewish Leaders on HIAS-ADL Trip Witness Border Crisis Up Close Sometimes you have to see things for yourself and that is just what 27 leaders from 17 national Jewish organizations did on August 21-22 as part of a HIAS-ADL led delegation to view firsthand the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Aug 8, 2018

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

Aug 8, 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 24, 2018

The Jewish Community is Stepping Up for Refugees—Here’s How

Jun 24, 2018

The Jewish Community is Stepping Up for Refugees—Here’s How “Torah commands us 36 times to welcome the stranger. The repetition is interesting—maybe it’s because it’s not the most important commandment, but the easiest to forget.”

May 22, 2018

In Ohio, New Initiatives Aim to Empower Refugees

May 22, 2018

In Ohio, New Initiatives Aim to Empower Refugees “We see all the barriers that people come with, and we try to bring solutions to those barriers and guide people along the way.”

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.

Apr 27, 2018

Through Tech Course, Refugees Take Another Step Forward in New York

Apr 27, 2018

Through Tech Course, Refugees Take Another Step Forward in New York “This may be the first official document of great value many of you will have received in your new country,” she said, “but this is just your first step.”

Apr 9, 2018

Interfaith Volunteers Find Common Ground with Refugees in Westchester

Apr 9, 2018

Interfaith Volunteers Find Common Ground with Refugees in Westchester “This is the same story of my grandparents more than a hundred years ago. People came from somewhere, they had guts and grit, and some help, and a hundred years later here we are.”

Mar 20, 2018

JFS Soccer Team Brings Refugees Together in Seattle

Mar 20, 2018

JFS Soccer Team Brings Refugees Together in Seattle The team is comprised of 90 percent refugees resettled to the Greater Seattle area, and also includes a handful of JFS clients and staff.