Past Events

Join Riva Silverman, vice president for external affairs at HIAS, to learn more about the global refugee crisis and to explore how Jewish text, values and history call on us to respond – both here in the U.S., and internationally.
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.
At this community forum hosted by North Shore Congregation Israel, join Lee Gordon, HIAS national board member; Riva Silverman, HIAS vice president of external affairs; Suzanne Akhras Sahloul, founder and president of the Syrian Community Network; and Dr. Zaher Sahloul, past president of the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), in a discussion about how people of faith should respond to the global refugee crisis, with a spotlight on Syria.
Join Rabbi Jennie Rosenn, vice president for community engagement at HIAS, to learn more about the global refugee crisis and to explore how Jewish text, values and history call on us to respond – both here in the U.S., and internationally.
15 Feb
On Wednesday, February 15th at 6:30 PM, Council Member Dan Garodnick and Temple Emanu-El are hosting a post-election forum- Defending the Vulnerable: Call to Action on Immigration and the Refugee Crisis at Temple Emanu-El. This evening of conversation and activism will feature a panel with representatives from HIAS, Immigrant Justice Corps, Make the Road NY, and NY Immigration Coalition. We will learn about their roles in the recent actions against Trump’s policies, how they are organizing for the future, and how YOU can get involved and support their work.

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