Open the Gates for Refugees: Printable Door Hanger

Download, cut out, and place this special door hanger on your door as a sign of your commitment to keep the gates of our country open to refugees this High Holiday season. 

Through our programs around the globe, HIAS, the world’s oldest, and only Jewish, refugee organization, rescues and resettles refugees so they can live in safety and with dignity. We also mobilize the Jewish community to respond together to the global refugee crisis. 

In this new year, visit www.hias.org for opportunities to: 

  • advocate for policies that protect refugees 
  • volunteer with refugees in your local community 
  • educate others about the global refugee crisis 
  • donate to support refugees 

Once, we helped refugees because they were Jewish. Today we help refugees because we are Jewish.

 

Open the Gates for Us 

In this season of reflection and renewal, we ask God to keep the Gates of Repentance open for us, so we may enter into a new year of life and blessing. 

Just as we consider our own fate, we stand aware that the gates of our own country are in danger of closing to refugees worldwide. Let us commit to ensuring that the gates of the United States remain open to refugees that they may live in safety and freedom. 

Join thousands of American Jews calling to keep the gates open: www.hias.org/opengates


Created by HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees. See all high holiday resources from HIAS here: www.hias.org/highholidays2016

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