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  • With Few Jews Left to Save, HIAS Aids Non-Jewish Refugees

    Jul 16, 2013

    “If anyone would know about being forced to flee from their homes, the Jews would know,” said Anne Mwangi-Wambugu, HIAS’ country director for Kenya, which has taken in refugees from conflicts in neighboring countries as well as gay refugees subject to persecution elsewhere.

  • HIAS: Redefining Refugee Education

    Jul 15, 2013

    Perhaps the most promising and gratifying news about HIAS is their commitment to helping refugees become educated after ensuring their safety.

  • Obama names Eric Schwartz to religious freedom body

    Apr 12, 2013

    President Obama named HIAS board member, Eric Schwartz, a dean at the University of Minnesota, to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.