Upcoming Events

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20 Jul

The 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
HIAS is excited to be co-presenting the film "On Her Shoulders" at the 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival! The film is a piercing, powerful and critically acclaimed documentary about Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi refugee and reluctant activist who was appointed a UN Goodwill Ambassador.
21 Jul

Exiles, Refugees, and Migrants - A Program for Tisha B'Av
Over the last year, the number of refugees and displaced people across the world has grown to more than 65 million – more than any time in history. Because of our history and our values, the Jewish people have a unique connection to these most vulnerable people. On Tisha B'Av, join Rebecca Kirzner to learn more about the current global refugee crisis and explore how the Jewish community is taking a stand.
28 Jul

The 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
HIAS is excited to be co-presenting the film "On Her Shoulders" at the 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival! The film is a piercing, powerful and critically acclaimed documentary about Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi refugee and reluctant activist who was appointed a UN Goodwill Ambassador.
13 Aug

HIAS-CIVIC 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.
05 Sep

HIAS/Freedom for Immigrants Letter Writing Program
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention by writing letters to individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
19 Oct

National Refugee Shabbat
National Refugee Shabbat 2018 is a moment for congregations, organizations, and individuals around the country to create a Shabbat experience dedicated to refugees. This is an opportunity to deepen our understanding of today’s global refugee crisis, connect with the Jewish movement for refugees, and commit (or recommit) to taking action.