HIAS in the News
Posted on Sun, Jan 03, 2010 at 15:42 pm
The Charlotte Observer recently covered the Thapa family -- refugees from Bhutan who were helped by HIAS and now live in Charlotte, NC.
Posted on Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 19:30 pm
HIAS' role in advocating for immigration reform was highlighted in the Jewish Herald-Voice, as part of a three-part series on immigration reform and the Jewish community.
Posted on Wed, Dec 09, 2009 at 15:49 pm
The Forward recently published an article on the work of former HIAS Director for Europe and the Middle East, Neil Grungras. As they put it, he is "about to shake up the world of refugee aid" with the new agency he founded in January: the Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration. Check out the article to learn more about the agency and the historic global survey it is about to launch.
Posted on Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 11:46 am
We continue to receive extensive press coverage ... this time it's a feature article and interview with Joel Moss, the current director of HIAS Israel, in The Jerusalem Post. The article covers HIAS' collaboration with the government of Israel and the UNHCR to help Israel address challenges in dealing with refugees by training ministry officers to use international refugee law to assess asylum claims.
Immigration vital to economy: Google founder's mom says we need a flow of fresh talent from overseas
Posted on Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 10:54 am
Check out the article the NY Daily News just published by HIAS President & CEO Gideon Aronoff and HIAS Board member Genia Brin, the mother of Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
Go and Google 'appreciation': Sergey Brin gives something back to HIAS, the aid group that brought him to America
Posted on Sun, Nov 01, 2009 at 17:28 pm
Another story covering Sergey Brin's relationship with, and gift to, HIAS -- this time in the New York edition of The Jerusalem Post. Check out the full article ...
Posted on Thu, Nov 05, 2009 at 13:41 pm
Yet another story on HIAS' work, both past and present, from The Forward ...
Posted on Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 11:46 am
Once again, HIAS was at the center of the news with a favorable article in the top-tier press – with this Saturday’s Wall Street Journal story on the rescue of Yemen’s endangered Jewish community, a collaborative effort of the American Jewish community, including HIAS.
Posted on Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 23:14 pm
That was the lead sentence of the news feature in this past Sunday's New York Times about Sergey Brin's generous gift to HIAS, which created an avalanche of news coverage about HIAS. Stories appeared throughout the world from TechCrunch and TechFlash to Daily Finance and Luxist to the Jerusalem Post. Even the Calcutta Telegraph reported the news. And JTA moved a brief, a
Posted on Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 18:37 pm
The Washington Times
October 16, 2009 -- Citizen Journalism
by Bekah Grim
"Jesus was a refugee," said Leith Anderson, director of the National Association of Evangelicals, who, along with other evangelical leaders, advocated a pro-immigration stance at an Oct. 8 Capitol Hill press conference. They issued a resolution formulated from a faith-based perspective.
Mr. Anderson also presented the organization's support of comprehensive immigration reform later that day at a hearing held by the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on immigration, border security and citizenship.
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