Refugee Resettlement

09 Oct

NaTakallam’s 3-Year Anniversary Celebration

Join our partners at NaTakallam on October 9th for a Souk-style gathering featuring beer, wine, Arak cocktails, food from our favorite New York City vendors and more.

During the course of the night, you’ll get to participate in a live conversation session with a Syrian language partner in the Middle East as well as Venezuelan language partners in Costa Rica.

Tickets cover the cost of food, drinks, music, and the above. There will also be booths from HIAS and other NGOs and social enterprises working on refugee issues.

16 Oct

HIAS Action DC: Special Exhibition Tour at the U.S Holocaust Memorial Museum
Please join us for a private tour of a new special exhibition at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Americans and the Holocaust, followed by a discussion.
26 Oct

National Refugee Shabbat at Temple Beth Ami
Join HIAS and Temple Beth Ami as together we deepen our understanding of today’s global refugee crisis, connect to the national Jewish movement for refugees, celebrate local acts of welcome and recommit to putting our values into action.

Somali Teen Refugees Play to Win

Sep 21, 2018

Teenage Somali refugees play together as a brand new basketball team.

LISTEN: Mark Hetfield Discusses Refugee Cap on All Things Considered

Sep 18, 2018

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with HIAS President and CEO Mark J. Hetfield about the Trump administration's newly proposed 30,000 cap on U.S. refugee admissions for the 2019 fiscal year.

Administration Calls for Historic Low Refugee Admissions

Sep 18, 2018

The Trump Administration yesterday announced a proposed refugee resettlement ceiling of 30,000 for Fiscal Year 2019.

HS Cares Gives the Gift of Health

Sep 17, 2018

HS Cares helps refugees in need with the gift of health and hygiene kits.

HIAS Joins Christian Groups to ask for 75,000 Refugees

Sep 13, 2018

On September 12th, HIAS representatives and volunteers joined with several major Christian denominations to stand outside the White House and demand the Trump Administration welcome 75,000 refugees in 2019.
29 Sep

The Global Refugee Crisis through a Jewish Lens
At a time of unprecedented global need, the U.S. is failing to meet a basic obligation to victims of war, terror, torture, and persecution. Join Mark Hetfield to learn more about the current global refugee crisis and explore how the Jewish community is taking a stand.
22 Sep

Welcoming the Stranger, Protecting the Refugee
Because of our history and our values, the Jewish people have a unique connection to refugees and displaced people across the world. In this program, we’ll ground ourselves in a shared understanding of this crisis, explore the Jewish values that command us to welcome the stranger, and learn how to take action in support of refugees worldwide.