Jewish Values and History

27 Jul

Pursuing the Dream: Refugee & Migrant Film Festival
Join Mark Hetfield, President & CEO of HIAS, for a screening of the film New Homeland followed by a panel discussion moderated by the film's director.
04 Aug

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival Presents: Refugee Lullaby
Join HIAS at the 39th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival for a special screening of the film Refugee Lullaby.
22 Jul

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival Presents: Refugee Lullaby
Join HIAS at the 39th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival for a special screening of the film Refugee Lullaby.
21 Jun

World Refugee Day 2019 at Market Square
Please join us in Market Square on Friday, June 21 (11 am – 2 pm)! Performances, crafts, and great food provided by members of our refugee and immigrant communities will delight your senses!

WATCH: An Inspirational Song for Shavuot

Jun 07, 2019

Watch an inspirational song about refugees by REVIVAL as the holiday of Shavuot approaches.

80 Years Ago and Today: Refusing Refugees Help in Times of Crisis

Jun 06, 2019

This Thursday, June 6, marks the 80th anniversary of the day the M.S. St. Louis, a German passenger ship carrying 937 people– nearly all Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany– was denied entry to the United States.
17 Jul

HIAS-Freedom For Immigrants Letter Writing Program
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention through a formal letter writing program with individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
24 Jun

Eight Nights: Staged Reading of a New Play by Jennifer Maisel to benefit HIAS
8 Nights of Eight Nights is a series of staged readings of Eight Nights, a new play by Jennifer Maisel, on 8 different nights in 8 different cities, to raise funds and awareness for HIAS in the wake of the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh, and to stand with all those who are persecuted on the basis of race or religion the world over.
17 Jun

HIAS-Freedom For Immigrants Letter Writing Program
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention through a formal letter writing program with individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
06 Jun

St. Louis Vigil, a project of HIAS Action DC

Join HIAS Action DC, a 20s and 30s advocacy network, June 6 on Capitol Hill to commemorate that day in 1939 when nearly 1,000 Jewish refugees aboard the M.S. St. Louis were denied entry to the United States; to honor the memories of those who died in the Holocaust after being denied refuge; to lament continued efforts to once again close the doors of our country to refugees seeking freedom and safety; and to do something about it!
 

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