Upcoming Events

24 Mar

One Book One Community: Among the Living / Among the Refugees
Congregation B'nai Israel and HIAS are excited to participate in the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey's monthly One Book One Community program.
25 Mar

A Jewish Response to the Immigration Crisis: Learning from the Past, Rising to the Moment
Because of our history and our values, the Jewish people have a unique connection to refugees and displaced people across the world. Join Merrill Zack, Senior Director of Community Engagement at HIAS, to learn more about the global refugee crisis and explore how the Jewish community is taking a stand.
02 Apr

The Refugee Crisis
Join HIAS' Mark Hetfield and New American Pathways CEO Paedia Mixon to discuss the ongoing changes in the refugee program in the U.S. and the growing refugee and asylum crisis in the world and what we can do about it.
03 Apr

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.
07 Apr

Immigrants: An Economic Success Story
Join us for a special documentary film screening and panel discussion focusing on the economic contributions of immigrants.
07 Apr

Immigration and Refugee Policy Panel at NCJW’s Washington Institute
Join us HIAS, AILA and NETWORK for a panel on Immigration and Refugee Policy at the NCJW's Washington Institute conference. In this discussion we will seek to ground ourselves both in a shared understanding of the refugee crisis, as well as the Jewish values connected to welcoming the stranger.
08 Apr

Eight Nights: Staged Reading of a New Play by Jennifer Maisel to benefit HIAS

8 Nights of Eight Nights is a series of staged readings of a new play by Jennifer Maisel on 8 different nights in 8 different cities, to raise funds and awareness for HIAS in the wake of the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh.

Donations can be made directly to HIAS here.

6:00pm: Doors Open
7:00pm: Reading Begins


11 Apr

Between Iran, Zion, and America
This talk celebrates the new groundbreaking work of two social historians on Iranian Jewish life and community in the 20th century between immigrations and diasporas in Iran, Israel, and the U.S., and paying tribute to the work of HIAS in helping Jews immigrate and resettle in the U.S. in the years after the 1979 revolution in Iran.