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At HIAS Pennsylvania, we draw on the voices of so many people to give us strength: our clients, whose struggles here and abroad we need to understand; volunteers and interns, who reach beyond themselves to serve however they can; our donors, without whom we could not do our work; and our staff, who change lives every day. Listen with us. Add your voice to the ones you hear.

Weekly Wins Round-Up: September 2021

Dear HIAS PA Supporter, Your generosity to the Afghan refugees over the past month has allowed us to immediately welcome… MORE

Holidays Around the World: Rosh Hashanah

Holidays Around the World! Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with HIAS PA As part of HIAS PA’s “Holidays Around the World” series,… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-Up: August 2021

Dear HIAS PA Supporter, The last two weeks of August reminded me, as if I could ever forget, that we… MORE

Meet Our Staff: Philippe Weisz

“As a Jew and as somebody who brings both my personal history and my family background to the work, working… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: July 2021

Dear HIAS PA Supporter, One of our staff members had the opportunity to visit the Ellis Island National Museum of… MORE

Meet Our Staff: Chloe Walton

“It’s a privilege and a challenge to be able to communicate with clients in a way that helps them understand… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: June 2021

Dear HIAS PA Supporter, On June 20th every year, we have the pleasure and honor of celebrating World Refugee Day,… MORE

Gay, Proud, and Secure: Illia’s Story

“Don’t let anyone keep you from being yourself.” Illia Matviienko, an LGBT client of HIAS PA’s Youth Team, spoke with… MORE

Meet Our Staff: Shaloo Jose

“I never thought that there was this side of law where we could make a difference in client’s lives, in… MORE

Watch It Now: What’s Really Happening at the Border?

Every year on June 6th we commemorate the MS St. Louis, a ship bearing refugees fleeing Nazi Germany which was… MORE