HIAS in the News
Posted on Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 15:42 pm
Gideon Aronoff was quoted in this Huffington Post article about the sentencing of Sholom Rubashkin, the former CEO of Agriprocessors, the kosher slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa where a 2008 government raid found hundreds of undocumented workers.
Posted on Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 15:35 pm
In recent coverage of immigration bill SB 1070, the JTA quoted a letter sent by HIAS, the American Jewish Committee, and the Jewish Council for Public Affairs to Governor Jan Brewer.
Posted on Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 12:08 pm
Roberta Elliott, HIAS' VP of Media & Communications, recently founded the first Jewish-affiliated detainee visitation program in the US as an extension of her bat mitzvah project. Learn more about the people being helped and how HIAS is getting involved in this New Jersey Jewish News article.
Posted on Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:02 pm
Learn more about the April 22nd art auction at Xavier University, the proceeds of which will benefit HIAS' work with Darfuri refugees in Chad.
Posted on Fri, Apr 02, 2010 at 16:19 pm
Monday's New York Jewish Week revisited the story of the 57 Yemenite Jews whom HIAS helped escape to freedom. Learn more about these families as they celebrate their first Passover in the U.S.
Posted on Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 15:58 pm
More coverage of our participation in the March for America in today's New York Daily News ... check it out to see what HIAS' Gideon Aronoff had to say.
Posted on Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 15:29 pm
Today's JTA had a brief about the participation of American Jewish groups in the March for America immigration rally.
Posted on Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 14:18 pm
The below article by Nicole Neroulias appeared in yesterday's Religion News Service.
MONSEY, N.Y. (RNS) Three thousand years after their enslaved ancestors escaped Egypt, a small band of Jews who fled Yemen last summer have a new perspective on the Passover story, along with everything else in their uprooted lives.
Aided by the State Department and a mix of faith-based and social service agencies, 62 refugees — more than half of them children — have safely resettled in this thriving
Posted on Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 14:15 pm
Yesterday's JTA discussed HIAS' support of the Refugee Protection Act – new legislation designed to correct problems in the Refugee Act of 1980.
Posted on Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:29 pm
In a Miami Herald article on February 20, HIAS was mentioned as a member of the national coalition of faith leaders that launched a campaign for comprehensive immigration reform.
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