HIAS in the News

HIAS CEO Gideon Aronoff resigns

Posted on Thu, May 17, 2012 at 17:53 pm

The JTA yesterday reported the resignation of HIAS' President and CEO Gideon Aronoff.


Regina Spektor: 'Art comes from a different place'

Posted on Tue, May 15, 2012 at 16:52 pm

The Guardian just posted a feature on Regina Spektor in which she discusses how both her Russian Jewish background and her immigration to the US have influenced her life and work.


Idiosyncratic Melodies

Posted on Tue, May 08, 2012 at 17:52 pm

Delta Airlines recently featured an article on Regina Spektor in its inflight magazine, Skymag, which mentions the role HIAS played in her family's immigration.


Regina Spektor's Immigrant Aid

Posted on Tue, May 01, 2012 at 18:11 pm

Last week, Tablet covered Regina Spektor's recent benefit concert for HIAS, discussing both her personal history with HIAS and HIAS' mission and ongoing work around the world.


HIAS' Book Launch

Posted on Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 20:37 pm

HIAS has received extensive press coverage of our new book, HIAS@130: 1+30, the Best of myStory, which was created in conjunction with HIAS' 130th anniversary. It was the cover story of the New Jersey Jewish Standard, which published the stories of four of our book's authors: Margie Gelbwasser, Alexander Genis, Boris Fishman, and Anya Bochman. Newsday likewise focused on the stories of two local authors, Long Island residents Emilya Naymark and Rebecca Katz, while both


Local man helps HIAS tell its many stories

Posted on Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 18:14 pm

This New Jersey Jewish News article discusses the publication of HIAS' anniversary book, HIAS@130: 1+30, the Best of myStory, and highlights author Alex Matlin's contribution to the volume.


Let's emulate Humphrey's open arms

Posted on Mon, Apr 09, 2012 at 18:10 pm

In this Minneapolis Star-Tribune op-ed, HIAS Board member Eric P. Schwartz reflects on Passover’s enduring relevance to our contemporary lives by examining Hubert Humphrey's commitment to civil rights and social justice.


Story of Titanic's Kosher Food Service Lost With The Ship

Posted on Mon, Apr 09, 2012 at 17:58 pm

HIAS' Valery Bazarov, Director of Family History & Location, was quoted in this jweekly.com article discussing kosher food service on the Titanic.


Amid mainstream success, Regina Spektor stays true to Jewish roots

Posted on Fri, Apr 06, 2012 at 17:56 pm

The JTA just posted this article about Regina Spektor's history and current involvement with HIAS, including her recent HIAS benefit concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center. The Times of Israel also covered the story.


Passover traditions reflect ethnic, regional customs

Posted on Tue, Apr 03, 2012 at 17:42 pm

HIAS is mentioned as the organization that aided a refugee from Tashkent, Uzbekistan in this Washington Post article on Passover traditions.


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