Past Events

13 Dec

The Global Refugee Crisis and Jewish Values

Over the last year, the number of refugees and displaced people across the world has grown to more than 65 million – more than any time in recorded history. Because of our history and our values, the Jewish people have a unique connection to these most vulnerable people.

12 Dec

HIAS-Freedom For Immigrants Letter Writing 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.
11 Dec

Employment Authorizations and Adjusting Status for Asylees, Refugees and Special Immigrant Juveniles
HIAS is excited to be offering a CLE training, “Employment Authorizations and Adjusting Status for Asylees, Refugees and Special Immigrant Juveniles.” Pro bono attorneys will be trained on how to assist HIAS clients with pending or approved asylum applications or other visa petitions with their employment authorizations and adjustments of status.
09 Dec

SHIN DC Presents: Hanukkah’s Extra Flame
Come enjoy a performance by Faraj Abyad, Syrian Hanukkah treats, and learning more about ways to help refugees in the U.S. and around the world.
06 Dec

The 2nd Annual People's Hanukkah Party
Come celebrate the festival of lights, rededicate yourself to building a better world, and get your nosh on!
05 Dec

HIAS/Freedom for Immigrants Letter Writing Program
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention by writing letters to individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
03 Dec

Representing Clients Through Trauma Informed Practices
HIAS is excited to be offering a CLE training, “Representing Clients Through Trauma Informed Practices.” Pro bono attorneys will be provided a brief introduction to Asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and an overview of how to use trauma informed approaches to best represent their clients. Learn about upcoming pro bono opportunities with HIAS, techniques for best representing your clients, and earn CLE credit!
30 Nov

Refugee Shabbat
Join Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer, HIAS Education Director, and guests Amirah and Muthana, the refugees Temple Shaaray Tefila have helped to resettle, to hear stories of refugees across the world and reflect on our partnership with HIAS over the past 6 months.

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