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Shoes Can Be a Method Of Escape, And a Tool For Taking Action

I recently gave a lecture to students at Colorado University about my childhood experiences as a refugee survivor from the days of the Holocaust. Aside from relating my story, I had a message to deliver: “Vote. Talk to your friends, parents, neighbors and anyone who will listen. Your country is at stake!”

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250 Jewish Refugees to Celebrate Pesach Seder in Warsaw

With thousands of Ukrainian Jews displaced from their homes and Pesach just two days away, some intrepid individuals are taking action to ensure that they can celebrate the Festival of Redemption with sentiments of joy and freedom.

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HIAS Recruiting Legal Delegations to the Border

The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) is actively recruiting pro bono attorneys to join on volunteer delegations to the U.S.-Mexico border, where HIAS serves asylum seekers. 

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Knitting for a Cause – Welcome Blanket Project in Boulder

Knitting for charity causes is not a new trend, but did you know that knitting and activism have been linked since before the American Revolution? The Women’s March in January and the March for Science in March both used colorful, hand-made hats for a striking visual symbol. So many craftivists created …

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IDF Humanity on the Border

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"Above and beyond the 'typical' things for which we train – war, terrorism, border infiltration, etc., - this year we were confronted by a new challenge..."

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