HIAS in the News

Immigration, Judaism and journalism

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.

Adult bat mitzvah stresses mitzvah

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.

2 Jews, 3 opinions

Posted on Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 20:40 pm

The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix recently covered the response of the American Jewish Press Association (AJPA) to the passage of SB 1070. Mentioned in the editorial is HIAS' Gideon Aronoff, who participated in a session on SB 1070 and Jewish perspectives on immigration at AJPA's recent conference.

JInsider: Father's Day Prep—Creating An Inspiring Home

Posted on Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 20:33 pm

Check out the New York Jewish Week for Gideon Aronoff's insights about his father and learn what his parents taught him about how to build a meaningful Jewish life.

Fact of the Week

Posted on Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 15:40 pm

The Jewish Federation of El Paso focused on HIAS' history and work for its current "Fact of the Week."

Resettling Refugees - A Different Face of Immigration

Posted on Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 10:40 am

Ohio radio station 90.3 WCPN today aired a segment on a young refugee family from Bhutan who HIAS, in conjunction with affiliate US Together, helped resettle in the U.S.

Religious Groups Push for Immigration Reform

Posted on Tue, May 04, 2010 at 11:24 am

HIAS' opposition to Arizona's new immigration law was referenced in this Time article on the growing movement among faith-based organizations for comprehensive immigration reform.

Jewish leaders meet with Senate Democrats

Posted on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 12:46 pm

The JTA yesterday covered a meeting between Jewish leaders, including HIAS, and 22 U.S. senators. Among the wide range of issues discussed was Arizona's new law targeting illegal immigration.

HIAS president to speak in Ann Arbor

Posted on Tue, May 11, 2010 at 16:47 pm

The Washtenaw Jewish News is spreading the word about HIAS President & CEO Gideon Aronoff's upcoming visit to Ann Arbor, where he will be making a number of appearances to discuss immigrant resettlement issues and the Jewish community.


Overhaul Immigration Now, or Arizona May Be the Future

Posted on Thu, May 06, 2010 at 18:09 pm

More on SB 1070: The Jewish Exponent today published an op-ed piece by HIAS President & CEO Gideon Aronoff, in which he discusses the ramifications of federal inaction on comprehensive immigration reform.

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