Jewish Values and History


23 Mar

Welcoming Refugees: Learning from the Past, Rising to the Moment

22 Mar

Pathways to Freedom: Welcoming the Stranger Then and Now
As we prepare ourselves for Passover, we invite you to join a larger conversation about immigrant justice and current struggles of access to Freedom.
18 Feb

Film Screening and Discussion: The Mission of Herman Stern
Join Naomi Steinberg, HIAS' senior director of policy and advocacy, at the DC premiere of the Mission of Herman Stern, a fascinating documentary about a retailer in North Dakota who rescued 125 Jews from Nazi Germany in the 1930s.
Old Stock A Refugee Love Story
10 Apr

PERFORMANCE: Old Stock, A Refugee Love Story, with Panel Discussion
On April 10th, join The Synagogue Coalition on the Refugee and Immigration Crisis (SCRIC) and HIAS for a special performance of Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story followed by an intimate panel discussion about current challenges for refugees.

Only in America: How a Ugandan Refugee Became a Louisiana Success Story

Feb 13, 2018

Daulat Sthanki arrived in New Orleans in November 1972 with a single bag. Uganda’s loss would ultimately be Louisiana’s, and America’s, gain.

Songwriter Releases Rallying Cry for Welcoming Refugees

Feb 09, 2018

“What I kept discovering about this song, was that people at demonstrations were hungry for new protest songs,” said Jedwab.

Why I Redirected My Bar Mitzvah Gifts to Support Refugees

Jan 30, 2018

I knew the need still remained and I wanted to be a part of the solution. We raised over $6,000 for HIAS.

On Anniversary of Refugee Ban, Activists Take to the Streets

Jan 29, 2018

A year after President Trump's first ban on refugees from entering the United States, activists in Washington, D.C. and New York City took to the streets to protest against discriminatory policies.