Past Events

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14 Feb

National Refugee Shabbat: A Refugee's Memoir of Coming to America
Join us to observe National Refugee Shabbat 5780. We are honored to welcome Mohammed Al Samawi, best-selling author of The Fox Hunt: A Memoir of Yemen and My Odyssey to America. Mohammed will share his extraordinary story of coming to America. Together, with Joe Goldman from HIAS, we will explore the concepts of borders, boundaries and opportunities.
12 Feb

Welcome the Stranger. Protect the Refugee.
Join Raphael Marcus, Senior Vice President for Programs at HIAS, for an update on the current situation in Central and Latin America, how HIAS is responding, and the current situation on the southern U.S. border.
07 Feb

Shabbaton at Brotherhood Synagogue
Join us at services on Friday, February 7, and a delicious congregational dinner which will be followed by a talk with Mark Hetfield, President and CEO of HIAS.
01 Feb

Boogie Without Borders
Congregation Sinai Presents Boogie Without Borders, a Dance-a-thon to benefit HIAS.
28 Jan

Refugee 101: The Jewish Imperative to Welcome the Stranger
Come to learn about the current refugee crisis — a global problem of human suffering with more displaced people than after WWII — with Joe Goldman.
26 Jan

Sunday Symposium at Theater J
An expert panel including Melanie Nezer, HIAS Senior Vice President for Public Affairs and Wendy Young of KIND will discuss the current-day refugee crisis and how you can take action to help families displaced by violence, war, and unlivable conditions in their home countries.
17 Jan

Immigration in NYC: Shabbat Dinner and Conversation
Marking the start of a weekend of service and justice in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, this evening will honor MLK’s legacy and how his teachings continue to inspire us to care for our neighbors.

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