Past Events

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25 Mar

What Happens Next: Appealing Your Case to the BIA

HIAS and Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) are partnering to offer a webinar training, What Happens Next:  Appealing Your Case to the BIA. This training will focus on next steps if the immigration judge denies your case. You will learn how to identify appealable issues, how to prepare and file the Notice of Appeal, and best practices for researching and drafting your brief. A recorded version of this training will be available at a later date. 

 

22 Mar

National Refugee Shabbat at Temple Israel
Join us at Temple Israel to hear from Bob Aronson, Chair of HIAS' Board of Directors. Together we will deepen our understanding of today’s global refugee crisis, connect to the national Jewish movement for refugees, celebrate local acts of welcome and recommit to putting our values into action.
21 Mar

National Refugee Shabbat at Adat Shalom
Join us at Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation to hear from Naomi Steinberg, Vice President of Policy and Advocacy at HIAS. Together we will deepen our understanding of today’s global refugee crisis, connect to the national Jewish movement for refugees, celebrate local acts of welcome and recommit to putting our values into action.
21 Mar

National Refugee Shabbat at Congregation Bnai Israel
Join us at Congregation B'nai Israel to hear from Merrill Zack, Vice President of Community Engagement at HIAS. Together we will deepen our understanding of today’s global refugee crisis, connect to the national Jewish movement for refugees, celebrate local acts of welcome and recommit to putting our values into action.
21 Mar

National Refugee Shabbat at Bnai Jeshurun
Join us at B'nai Jeshurun to hear from Rebecca Kirzner, Senior Director of Grassroots Campaigns at HIAS. Together we will deepen our understanding of today’s global refugee crisis, connect to the national Jewish movement for refugees, celebrate local acts of welcome and recommit to putting our values into action.
21 Mar

National Refugee Shabbat at Anshe Emet Synagogue
Join us at Anshe Emet Synagogue to hear from Liz Sweet, Chief of Staff at HIAS. Together we will deepen our understanding of today’s global refugee crisis, connect to the national Jewish movement for refugees, celebrate local acts of welcome and recommit to putting our values into action.
21 Mar

National Refugee Shabbat with Congregation Kol Emeth at Oshman Family JCC
Join Congregation Kol Emeth and the Oshman Family JCC to hear from Mark Hetfield, President and CEO at HIAS. Together we will deepen our understanding of today’s global refugee crisis, connect to the national Jewish movement for refugees, celebrate local acts of welcome, and recommit to putting our values into action.
20 Mar

National Refugee Shabbat at Central Synagogue
In the spirit of “welcoming the stranger,” join the Central Synagogue community and HIAS' Pro Bono Program Manager Sarah Burrows for a special Shabbat dinner catered and hosted by training chefs from the organization Emma’s Torch.

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