Past Events

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Join the Jewish response to the refugee crisis.

 

 

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.
17 Jan

MLK Shabbat and Social Justice Fair

This moving service with Turner Memorial AME Church, which worshiped in Sixth & I’s building for five decades, commemorates the spirit and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.

Immediately following the service, engage with HIAS and other organizations committed to pursuing justice in the greater DC community at our social justice fair.

We expect this service to sell out. Please register in advance.

15 Jan

New Beginnings 2020 Concert

Join SHIN DC for a concert raising awareness of the Syrian and other refugee crises worldwide. This program will feature Lubana Al Quntar, internationally recognized Syrian opera singer, and other refugee stories.

14 Jan

HIAS 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.
23 Dec

The 3rd Annual People's Hannukah Party
Come celebrate the festival of lights, rededicate yourself to building a better world and get your nosh on!
17 Dec

Hanukkah Happy Hour: Havana Nights
Please join HIAS Action DC and EntryPointDC, a 20s and 30s program of the Edlavitch DCJCC, to celebrate Hanukkah.
13 Dec

Still a Nation of Immigrants? Understanding and Acting Upon Key Themes in Immigration Justice

In this session, participants will explore key themes in immigration justice, including refugee resettlement in the United States and Canada; ways to volunteer at the border to support asylum seekers; sanctuary; Jewish community members deeply impacted by immigration policy; and working with local interfaith immigration coalitions and migrant-led groups.

Breakout groups will be led by:

10 Dec

HIAS 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.

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