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December 22, 2021, 4:19 pm
HIAS Launches New Refugee Resettlement Program
Several Atlanta synagogues have already engaged with local agencies to adopt families fleeing Afghanistan.
December 15, 2021, 7:49 am
Atlanta Jewish Groups Welcome Afghan Refugees
Synagogues and NCJW are creating welcome bags and adopting families.
October 26, 2018, 7:29 pm
Promised Land: A Novel of Israel
By Author: Martin Fletcher
October 26, 2018, 7:25 pm
The Fox Hunt: A Refugee’s Memoir of Coming to America
By Author: Mohammed Al Samawi
October 5, 2018, 4:11 pm
Asylum Seekers Not Smart to Seek Refuge in Atlanta
Detainees sent to Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin face dangerous conditions, says HIAS CEO Mark Hetfield.
Logan C. Ritchie
June 12, 2018, 8:00 am
Shearith Israel Welcomes Refugee Family
The synagogue is doing a mitzvah by working with New American Pathways.
May 13, 2018, 6:18 pm
70 Years of a Refugee ‘Crisis’
A new attitude is key for the descendants of the Arabs who lived in British-controlled Palestine.
May 11, 2018, 2:47 pm
Decatur’s Lubell Honored for Refugee Work
The founder of Welcoming America received the Charles Bronfman Prize in New York.
March 27, 2018, 1:18 pm
Bukharian Refugee Recounts Hardships in U.S.
Nelly Iskhakova was unaware of the struggles that awaited her after she immigrated from Uzbekistan to America.
March 27, 2018, 12:51 pm
Iranian-Jewish Refugee Sees Parallels With Muslims
Before fleeing Iran, Hengameh Pourfakhr says, she was one of many minorities persecuted in the country.
March 27, 2018, 11:56 am
Iraqi Jew Tells Forgotten Story of Escape
The Breman museum welcomed Maurice Shohet to share his story of what life was like living in Iraq as a Jew.
March 27, 2018, 11:23 am
Persian Jewish Traditions Influence Seder
Safa Nooromid recounts how her family observed Passover before she immigrated from Iranian Kurdistan.
March 14, 2018, 6:33 pm
Rosenthal: Why We Must Care About Refugees
The Rohingya people of Burma are suffering just as we suffered at the hands of Pharaoh.
Rabbi Laurence Rosenthal
February 15, 2018, 1:12 pm
HIAS, JF&CS Helped Settle Jewish Refugees in Atlanta
Now HIAS focuses on non-Jewish immigrants coming to the area.
January 31, 2018, 3:34 pm
My Family’s Unforgettable Refugee Story
Relatives were on the Henry Gibbins, the only refugee ship the United States allowed in during World War II.
Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder