HIAS History

Former HIAS President Carl Glick

Former HIAS President Carl Glick Dies at 98

Apr 03, 2020

The investment banker and World War II veteran was a longtime leader of HIAS and many other American Jewish organizations.

Both History and Present Show Why We Should Help Refugees

Jan 27, 2020

One student tries to find new ways to get involved in the American Jewish movement for refugees and asylum seekers.

Playwright Sees Today's Immigration Issues in Her Family History

Jan 17, 2020

Bena Shklyanoy transformed her family history in the former Soviet Union into a play whose themes are connected to HIAS and today's immigration issues.

A 136-Year-Old Jewish Refugee Agency’s New Mission

Jun 15, 2017

Read JTA's profile on HIAS’ roots and rapid evolution under the Trump administration.