Jewish Values and History

May Our Lamentations Open Our Hearts to Welcome

Jul 14, 2021

This Tisha B’Av, as the Jewish community commemorates the destruction of both ancient temples in Jerusalem and the exile of the Jewish people, we mourn the losses refugees and asylum seekers have suffered.

Wolf Blitzer: Welcome and Help Refugees

Jun 04, 2021

The CNN speaks about the need for Americans of all religions to support and welcome refugees to the United States.

Jewish, Diverse, and Inclusive: HIAS’ Core Values

Mar 18, 2021

For the first time in eight years, HIAS is redefining its core values to reflect our increasingly diverse and inclusive nature.

HIAS Appalled By Atlanta Killings

Mar 17, 2021

All of us at HIAS are heartbroken by the murders that took place yesterday in Atlanta. We are appalled by the increase in racially motivated hate crimes targeting Asian American and Pacific Islander, or AAPI, persons. While the investigation into these killings has just begun, it seems that...

Refugee Shabbat 2021 an Unqualified Success

Mar 12, 2021

Refugee Shabbat 2021 was an unqualified success, with more than 300 congregations participating.

Jewish Rally For Refugees

Nearly 1,000 people representing Jewish organizations from across the New York metropolitan area braved winter weather to show their support for welcoming refugees in Mahattan's Battery Park on Feb

Debra Messing and Mandana Dayani: Supporting Refugees is a Core Jewish Value

Feb 21, 2021

Former HIAS client Mandana Dayani and her good friend, actress and activist Debra Messing, joined HIAS and Holocaust Museum LA for the series "Welcome to Paradise: Refugees at Home in LA."

The ‘Welcome to Paradise’ Series: Mandana Dayani and Debra Messing

Join HIAS and the Holocaust Museum LA for the "Welcome to Paradise: Refugees at Home in LA" program series.

More than 1,000 Jewish Clergy: Ensure Refugees and Asylum Seekers Are Welcome in the United States

Feb 01, 2021

SILVER SPRING, Md. — As the Biden administration begins to repair the damage done over the past four years to the immigration system in the United States, HIAS, the international Jewish humanitarian organization for refugees and asylum seekers, is sharing the views of more than 1,100 members of...

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