Education

One Green Card, One Diploma, One Happy Graduate

Jul 02, 2021

Mikes Joseph needed HIAS' help to get his green card so he could graduate nursing school.

The Sidewalk School: An Education for Those “Without”

Oct 22, 2020

At the Sidewalk School, the students are all asylum-seeking children living in or near an encampment in Matamoros, Mexico.

New HIAS Haggadah Ready for Your Seder Table

Apr 07, 2019

The new refugee-themed full HIAS Hagaddah is ready for the Passover table.

WATCH: HIAS Education Director Interviewed on 112BK

May 16, 2018

“There’s nothing more American than welcoming refugees—and nothing more Jewish.”
HIAS Israel Scholarship winner Tova Belete, who immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia in 1991 as part of Operation Solomon, with her son, El-Yada.

Award ‘Makes Studying Possible’ for Student Olim in Israel

Mar 10, 2016

Winners of the HIAS Israel Scholarship for Student Olim are Jews from all across the globe who have chosen to make their home in Israel. “Many of them come to Israel alone, leaving behind family in other countries. They don’t have the natural support network that most students have. What makes this award special is that while it helps them financially, it also gives them that feeling that we are their support. We become their network.”