Upcoming Events

26 Jan

Sunday Symposium at Theater J
An expert panel including Melanie Nezer, HIAS Senior Vice President for Public Affairs and Wendy Young of KIND will discuss the current-day refugee crisis and how you can take action to help families displaced by violence, war, and unlivable conditions in their home countries.
28 Jan

Refugee 101: The Jewish Imperative to Welcome the Stranger
Come to learn about the current refugee crisis — a global problem of human suffering with more displaced people than after WWII — with Joe Goldman.
01 Feb

Boogie Without Borders
Congregation Sinai Presents Boogie Without Borders, a Dance-a-thon to benefit HIAS.
02 Feb

Austin Jews for Refugees Assembly

After almost three years of attacks on the U.S. refugee and asylum programs, the number of refugees entering the country has dramatically slowed and asylum-seeking families have been torn apart at our southern border. Those fleeing persecution and violence are being denied the opportunity for due process in requesting asylum, and many are being sent back to wait out their court hearings in Mexico.

07 Feb

Shabbaton at Brotherhood Synagogue
Join us at services on Friday, February 7, and a delicious congregational dinner which will be followed by a talk with Mark Hetfield, President and CEO of HIAS.
12 Feb

Welcome the Stranger. Protect the Refugee.
Join Raphael Marcus, Senior Vice President for Programs at HIAS, for an update on the current situation in Central and Latin America, how HIAS is responding, and the current situation on the southern U.S. border.
12 Mar

The Current State of Immigration
Watch Mark Hetfield, President and CEO at HIAS, discuss the current state of immigration policy, and what the government could be doing to reform it, with WBUR reporter Shannon Dooling.