HIAS Shocked and Saddened by Senseless Tragedy in Tucson

Posted on Sun, Jan 09, 2011 at 12:50 pm

(New York, NY) – HIAS mourns the loss of innocent lives in Saturday's shooting in Arizona and prays for the injured and their families.

Says Gideon Aronoff, President and CEO of HIAS: "The Jewish community is proud of Congresswoman Giffords' thoughtful, principled, and humane approach to the complex issue of immigration and values her contributions to the Congress and the country."

HIAS also honors the legacy of Judge John Roll, specifically in the field of immigration law.