Jewish Values and History

18 Jan

HIAS-CIVIC Letter Writing Volunteer 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.
21 Jan

Syria and Beyond: A Jewish Response to Today’s Refugees
During the Shabbat morning service, join Riva Silverman, vice president for external affairs at HIAS, to learn more about the current refugee crisis and to explore how Jewish text, values and history call on us to respond.
25 Jan

How to Successfully Represent an Asylum Seeker: Pro Bono Attorney Training
Join HIAS to learn how to apply your legal skills to protect a vulnerable asylum seeker seeking protection in our community.
20 Jan

Syria and Beyond: A Jewish Response to Today’s Refugees
During the Shabbat evening service, Join Riva Silverman, vice president for external affairs at HIAS, to learn more about the current refugee crisis and to explore how Jewish text, values and history call on us to respond.
13 Jan

Syria and Beyond: A Jewish Response to Today’s Global Refugee Crisis
During the Shabbat evening service, join Mark Hetfield, president and CEO at HIAS, to learn more about the current refugee crisis and to explore how Jewish values and history call on us to respond.
11 Jan

Stories of Escape and Resettlement: Refugees Welcome Here
Join the Westchester Refugee Task Force for a special program on the global refugee crisis featuring Chris George, Executive Director of Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services, Riva Silverman, Vice President for External Affairs at HIAS, Susan Smith of the Muslim Peace Fellowship, and Nya Chambang, a refugee from Sudan.
16 Jan

Jews and Muslims in America Today: Political Challenges and Moral Opportunities
This one-day conference with Shalom Hartman Institute of North America will provide a constructive space for Jews and Muslims to consider the moral obligations and political challenges facing our communities today. Rabbi Jennie Rosenn will be a featured speaker on the subject refugees and immigration, an area of shared concern and complexity. The engaging line up of speakers also includes Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic, Shibley Telhami of the Brookings Institution, and Jonathan Greenblatt of the Anti-Defamation League.
14 Jan

Syria and Beyond: A Jewish Response to Today’s Refugees
Join Rabbi Jennie Rosenn, HIAS’ vice president for community engagement, at Tifereth Israel's MLK Social Action Shabbat, to learn about about the current refugee crisis and to explore how Jewish values and history call on us to respond.
26 Jan

Stateless: Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Stateless examines the path of Soviet Jewish refugees in the late 1980s who ended up in Italy without a homeland due to changing laws in the United States. Join for post-screening Q&A with Director Michael Drob, HIAS President & CEO Mark Hetfield, NYANA President Mark Handelman, and others, followed by a light reception.

WATCH: Council on Foreign Relations Panel Discussion with HIAS' Mark Hetfield

Dec 14, 2016

Experts, including HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield, discuss the role faith-based organizations have taken during the refugee crisis and the challenges of aiding and resettling refugees in the United States and abroad.

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