HIAS in the News
Posted on Fri, May 25, 2012 at 12:40 pm
In his HuffPost blog post, Mark Hetfield, HIAS' Senior VP for Policy & Programs (Interim President & CEO, as of June 1), reflects on the incongruity between the spirit of Shavuot and this week's mob violence against asylym seekers and undocumented migrants in South Tel Aviv.
Posted on Wed, May 23, 2012 at 17:17 pm
The New Jersey Jewish News today posted a story about sixteen Darfuri refugees who are rebuilding their lives in New Jersey with the help of a grant administered through HIAS and the assistance of the Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest.
Posted on Wed, May 23, 2012 at 17:16 pm
The JTA's Uriel Heilman last week interviewed Gideon Aronoff, following his announcement that he was resigning as HIAS' President & CEO.
Posted on Fri, May 18, 2012 at 16:59 pm
The New York Times just published a feature on Regina Spektor that explores her musical growth from classical pianist to acclaimed singer/songwriter, and also discusses both HIAS' role in bringing her family to the United States and the benefit concert she performed for HIAS in February.
Posted on Thu, May 17, 2012 at 17:54 pm
HIAS' Mark Hetfield was quoted in this JTA article that explores the relationship between South Sudan and Israel.
Posted on Thu, May 17, 2012 at 17:53 pm
The JTA yesterday reported the resignation of HIAS' President and CEO Gideon Aronoff.
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.
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.
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.
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
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