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LISTEN: HIAS Leaders Hold Briefing Call On Election, Refugee Summits

Oct 21, 2016

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HIAS held a briefing call for supporters on Thursday, October 20, providing updates on the global refugee crisis. You can listen to a full recording of the call by pressing play at the link below.

On the call, HIAS  President and CEO Mark Hetfield, Vice President for Policy and Advocacy Melanie Nezer and Vice President for Community Engagement Rabbi Jennie Rosenn briefed participants on several key items related to the current state of the refugee crisis.

Among the topics discussed were the outcomes of the recent U.N. and White House refugee summits, the major role that the refugee issue has played in the 2016 election, and the Jewish community’s increasing efforts to speak out for better treatment of refugees.

Listen to the complete audio of this call below, and sign up today to receive regular updates about HIAS’ work on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers.