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Upcoming Events

16 Jan

Jews and Muslims in America Today: Political Challenges and Moral Opportunities
This one-day conference with Shalom Hartman Institute of North America will provide a constructive space for Jews and Muslims to consider the moral obligations and political challenges facing our communities today. Rabbi Jennie Rosenn will be a featured speaker on the subject refugees and immigration, an area of shared concern and complexity. The engaging line up of speakers also includes Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic, Shibley Telhami of the Brookings Institution, and Jonathan Greenblatt of the Anti-Defamation League.
18 Jan

HIAS-CIVIC Letter Writing Volunteer Program
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention through a formal letter writing program with individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
26 Jan

Stateless: Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Stateless examines the path of Soviet Jewish refugees in the late 1980s who ended up in Italy without a homeland due to changing laws in the United States. Join for post-screening Q&A with Director Michael Drob, HIAS President & CEO Mark Hetfield, NYANA President Mark Handelman, and others, followed by a light reception.
05 Mar

How to Successfully Represent an Asylum Seeker: Pro Bono Attorney Training
Join HIAS to learn how to apply your legal skills to protect a vulnerable asylum seeker seeking protection in our community.