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Update: More Than 1500 Jewish Clergy Sign Petition to Protect Asylum

Jul 23, 2019

More than 1400 Jewish clergy members signed a petition calling on elected officials to protect the legal right to seek asylum in the U.S., and on July 18, a delegation of rabbis, attorneys, and advocates went to Capitol Hill to deliver it to key members of Congress.

Some Other Winners in the Midterm Elections: Refugees

Nov 07, 2018

In Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Colorado, it was an historic night for candidates whose families came to the U.S. as refugees.
HIAS-ADL Jewish Leadership Border Mission

Jewish Leaders on HIAS-ADL Trip Witness Border Crisis Up Close

Aug 24, 2018

Sometimes you have to see things for yourself and that is just what 27 leaders from 17 national Jewish organizations did on August 21-22 as part of a HIAS-ADL led delegation to view firsthand the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

WATCH: These Syrian Refugee Children Will Make You Want to Dance

Aug 08, 2018

The sounds of summer may not usually include the tap dancing feet of Syrian refugee children, but now they do-- at least in Toledo, Ohio.

The Jewish Community is Stepping Up for Refugees—Here's How

Jun 24, 2018

“Torah commands us 36 times to welcome the stranger. The repetition is interesting—maybe it’s because it’s not the most important commandment, but the easiest to forget.”

In Ohio, New Initiatives Aim to Empower Refugees

May 22, 2018

“We see all the barriers that people come with, and we try to bring solutions to those barriers and guide people along the way.”

Resettled Syrian Refugee Graduates Top in Class

May 18, 2018

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

Through Tech Course, Refugees Take Another Step Forward in New York

Apr 27, 2018

“This may be the first official document of great value many of you will have received in your new country,” she said, “but this is just your first step.”

Interfaith Volunteers Find Common Ground with Refugees in Westchester

Apr 09, 2018

“This is the same story of my grandparents more than a hundred years ago. People came from somewhere, they had guts and grit, and some help, and a hundred years later here we are.”

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