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International Community Meets to Help Refugees

Dec 12, 2019

Next week, the international refugee assistance community, leaders from government, business and other will gather in Geneva for the inaugural Global Refugee Forum.

Celebrating World Refugee Day 2019

Jun 24, 2019

On World Refugee Day all over the world, HIAS and its supporters took part in celebrations of refugees.
Raphael and the Pope. (Servizio Fotografico - Vatican News)

Waiting in the Rain for the Pope

May 17, 2019

I was invited as a representative of HIAS to the Vatical to speak at an interfaith conference on how organizations respond, cooperate, and advocate in support of refugees. And I met the Pope.

Looking Back at 2018, Hoping for Peace in 2019

Dec 20, 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, HIAS continues to stand for welcome.

UN Approves Global Compact on Refugees

Dec 18, 2018

This week in Geneva, the Global Compact on Refugees was endorsed with overwhelming support by members of the United Nations General Assembly.

HIAS Heads to Geneva to Talk International Refugee Protections

Jun 29, 2018

"Let’s put more resources in education, in employment, in giving opportunities to people so that they don’t unnecessarily need to move.”

Open Letter – Stand up with Hungary for a #WelcomingEurope!

Jun 20, 2018

Hundreds of organisations across Europe have joined We Are a Welcoming Europe – the first ECI on migration.

New Record Number of Refugees Brings Urgent Need for Solutions

Jun 19, 2018

Two-thirds of all refugees come from five countries: Syria, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Myanmar, and Somalia.

An Open Letter Concerning the Safety and Future of African Asylum Seekers

Apr 05, 2018

In an open letter, 11 American Jewish organizations urge Prime Minister Netanyahu to pursue a humane solution for the 39,000 asylum seekers currently within Israel's borders.

Ahead of Passover, Jews Rally for African Asylum Seekers

Mar 28, 2018

On the evening of Tuesday, March 27, dozens of American Jews gathered outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C. to show solidarity with African asylum seekers in Israel facing deportation.

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