Afghanistan

2021: A Year In Review

Dec 22, 2021

2021 may not have been much better than 2020, but HIAS remained committed to providing vital services worldwide, reaching more than 1.1 million displaced people.

A Warm Welcome for Refugees in Tulsa

When a Tulsa synagogue approached HIAS in early 2021 and asked to become a resettlement partner, it didn’t make immediate sense.

WATCH: A Warm Welcome for Refugees in Tulsa

Dec 21, 2021

When a Tulsa synagogue approached HIAS to become a resettlement partner, it didn’t make immediate sense. But this inclusive, non-denominational Tulsa community works differently from most synagogue congregations.

After Months on the Run, Afghan Family Finds Safety in New Home

Dec 02, 2021

As the Taliban closed in on Kabul, Abdul and his family had to move frequently, never staying in one place for more than a day. Now, with the help of HIAS' resettlement and corporate partners, they are safely resettled in their new home in California.
Afghan boys learning their ABCs

Reaching Out in Welcome this Thanksgiving

Nov 24, 2021

After the rushed evacuation of Afghanistan at the end of the summer, thousands of new Americans are experiencing their first Thanksgiving this week. Even while the resettlement teams work to find homes for the new arrivals, HIAS affiliates are making sure that all feel welcome and are enjoying the spirit of the season.

Jewish Community Mobilizes to Pioneer New Resettlement Model

Nov 17, 2021

Together with partners in the American Jewish community, HIAS is launching a network of what it hopes will be at least 100 sponsorship circles. Through these Welcome Circles, HIAS plans to resettle between 500 to 1,000 Afghan refugees in communities across the country.

Corporate Partners Help Afghans Find Shelter in a Perfect Housing Storm

Nov 09, 2021

Tens of thousands of Afghans need to be resettled in America at a moment when the country has a widespread crisis of affordable housing. HIAS is working with corporate partners to make sure they are set up for success.

CARE Partners with HIAS to Provide Cash Assistance to Afghan Families Resettled in the U.S.

Oct 29, 2021

HIAS and CARE today announced a partnership to help assist families from Afghanistan recently resettled in the United States. CARE will provide up to $1,000 in cash to families, to help fill in the gaps that government assistance doesn’t cover.

New Funds to Help Afghans

Oct 06, 2021

When they arrive in America, some Afghan refugees will be directly aided by the legacy of Jewish refugees of another era.

Briefing Call: Afghan Arrivals, Haiti, and More

Sep 30, 2021

Catch the latest developments about newly arrived Afghans, asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, deportations to Haiti, and more.

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