Syrian refugees


Resettled Syrian Refugee Graduates Top in Class

May 18, 2018

“The strength of the American community comes from diversity,” he says.

HIAS Statement on TPS Extension for Syria

Feb 01, 2018

"We are relieved that Syrians who currently have TPS will remain protected, but are concerned that Syrians who arrived after August 2016 could be at risk for deportation.”

19 Dec

SHIN DC Presents: Hanukkah's Extra Flame
Join Sephardic Heritage International DC (SHIN DC) and partners including HIAS for an evening of music and festivities to raise awareness of the Syrian and other refugee crises.
10 Dec

Benefit Concert: Hanukah and Human Rights Coffeehouse and Kumsitz
Am Kolel invites you to an evening of music featuring Reb David Shneyer and his klezmer band, the DC Labor Chorus, and Syrian singer and oud player Muaz Edriss.

SLIDESHOW: Ohio Summer Camp Empowers Refugee Women and Children

Aug 25, 2017

For many Americans, summer camp means bunk beds, bonfires and bug spray. But a unique five-week day camp program in Toledo, Ohio has helped a group of recently resettled Syrian refugee women and children adjust to life in the United States.

A Big Greek Wedding for Syrian Refugees

Aug 09, 2017

After HIAS Greece won their right to marry, two Syrian refugees in their early 20's had a small civil ceremony near the refugee camp where they first met last year.

Washington-Area Congregations Forge Partnerships To Support Refugees

Jul 31, 2017

“Before we would sit around and talk about who we are and what we stand for. Now we have been able to act.”

The Sister I Never Had Is A Syrian Refugee

Jul 12, 2017

We studied, we planned and we explored how we could help a Syrian family. What I could not envision was how they would help me.

WATCH: Food and Friendship, A Recipe for Humanity

Jun 20, 2017

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

Why a Jewish Organization Is Suing to Stop the Muslim Ban

Feb 21, 2017

We cannot remain silent as Muslim refugees are turned away just for being Muslim, just as we could not stand idly by when the U.S. turned away Jewish refugees fleeing Europe during the 1930s and 40s. The Torah requires us to intervene. To stop these things from being done by our government and in our name.