HIAS in the News
Posted on Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 13:52 pm
The JTA highlighted HIAS' position in its coverage of Jewish organizations' responses to yesterday's ruling on SB 1070. Check out what HIAS' Gideon Aronoff had to say about the ruling by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton.
Posted on Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 16:44 pm
An article in today's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covers the work of Jewish Family & Children Services of Pittsburgh, an affiliate of HIAS.
Posted on Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 16:43 pm
The Sun Sentinel just highlighted the "We Were Strangers, Too" campaign, which HIAS, Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, and Jewish Community Action spearheaded over a year ago. The campaign's goal is to reach out to Jewish community members and give them the tools to advocate for comprehensive immigration reform.
Posted on Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 16:42 pm
The New York Times just interviewed Gary Shteyngart about his new novel, "Super Sad True Love Story." During the interview, Gary -- who is a former HIAS client -- mentioned that his mother used to work for HIAS.
Posted on Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 16:08 pm
JTNews covered the remarks of HIAS' Melanie Nezer at a recent panel convened by the Jewish Labor Committee at the American Federation of Teachers biennial convention. Nezer spoke about the rate of deportations of illegal immigrants and the impact of our current immigration policy on the 3.1 million children who are U.S. citizens but have at least one undocumented parent.
Posted on Thu, Jul 01, 2010 at 15:30 pm
In its coverage of President Obama's first major immigration address to the American public, the JTA discussed HIAS' response to today's speech.
Posted on Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 17:34 pm
More press on Gideon Aronoff's discussion as a panelist at AJPA's conference in Arizona, this time from the Intermountain Jewish News.
Posted on Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 14:50 pm
HIAS' Gideon Aronoff is quoted in Wednesday's New Jersey Jewish News editorial, which focuses on AJPA's recent conference in Arizona and the ensuing conversation about SB 1070 and immigration reform.
Posted on Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 15:38 pm
Both the Cleveland Jewish News and the American Jewish World also covered AJPA's conference in Arizona -- and the conference's workshop, “Jewish Perspectives on Immigration Policy,” which was created in response to the passage of SB 1070. Check out the articles to read what HIAS' Gideon Aronoff, a panelist at the workshop, had to say about Arizona's approach to immigration.
Posted on Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 20:48 pm
In its 2010 Summer Supplemental, the Jewish Standard highlighted the work of Roberta Elliott, HIAS' VP of Media & Communications, who transformed her adult bat mitzvah project into a major initiative -- a detention center visitation program.
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