Past Events

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Join the Jewish response to the refugee crisis.

 

 

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.
20 Mar

National Refugee Shabbat at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Join us at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan to hear from Melanie Nezer, Senior Vice President for Public Affairs 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 Bnai Keshet

In the face of unprecedented attempts to close America’s doors to those seeking freedom from violence and persecution, this is a critical moment to give voice to our values as Jews and as Americans. National Refugee Shabbat 5780 is a moment for congregations, organizations, and individuals across the country to dedicate a Shabbat experience to refugees and asylum seekers.

20 Mar

National Refugee Shabbat at Temple Sholom
Join us at Temple Sholom 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.
20 Mar

National Refugee Shabbat at Congregation Beth Israel
Join us at Congregation Beth 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.
20 Mar

National Refugee Shabbat at Sixth and I
Naomi Steinberg, HIAS’s Vice President for Policy and Advocacy, encourages us to think globally about how we can take action and support refugees and asylum seekers.

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