Jewish Values and History

A Spiritual Anchor of Love and Hope

Oct 08, 2020

What is the Jewish response to immigration reform and advocacy? What does Jewish tradition say about loving the stranger and remembering the tribulations of migration?

Webinar: Anti-Semitism and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in the COVID-19 Era

Sep 18, 2020

Learn about the historic experience of Jews as targets of anti-immigrant hatred, and how the current pandemic is impacting refugees and asylum seekers in particular.

Hearing and Heeding the Shofar's Call

Sep 16, 2020

The High Holidays are always a time of reflection and renewal, but this year they come at a critical moment to step up and welcome refugees.

HIAS Honored by Women of Reform Judaism

Aug 26, 2020

Women of Reform Judaism, or WRJ, gave HIAS its most prestigious award in a virtual ceremony Aug. 25.

Finding Hope In Buffalo

Aug 26, 2020

Our local partners at Jewish Family Service of Buffalo & Erie County partnered with Deaf Access Services to support a community of Deaf refugees. 

Food and Friendship, A Recipe for Humanity

Aug 26, 2020

Meet Kate and Melina, two Jewish women who started a supper club to help welcome Syrian refugees to their community.

Protecting Refugees in Greece, An Interfaith Response

Aug 26, 2020

The story of a unique partnership between HIAS and Islamic Relief USA which is helping to ensure that the most vulnerable refugees in Greece receive access to legal protection.

Opinion: Asylum, Which Made the U.S. a Leader in Protecting Jews, Could Disappear

Jul 06, 2020

Sam Yebri, who was brought to the United States by HIAS, explains why Jews should fight on behalf of the asylum system.

Opinion: Local and Faithful — How a Global Refugee Agency Can Be Effective

Jun 22, 2020

Humanitarian organizations should champion local civil society and faith leaders in local communities, says HIAS' Senior Vice President, Programs Raphael Marcus.

This World Refugee Day, Calling on the Global Jewish Community to Act

Jun 17, 2020

The #70 million campaign will mobilize Jews to donate, raise awareness, volunteer, and advocate in support of some of the globe’s most vulnerable people.

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