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HIAS 2100 Arch St # 3 Philadelphia, PA 19103-1300 Contact: Sarah Peterson, Director of Development & Refugee Program Manager; Tamara Cohen, Social Justice Rabbinic Intern speterson@hiaspa.org; tcohen@hiaspa.org 215-832-0900 HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia (“HIAS and Council”) was founded nearly 130 years ago to help Jewish immigrants and refugees fleeing persecution and seeking opportunity in America. Based on the tradition of “welcoming the stranger” and tikkun olam, HIAS and Council works to represent, resettle, and reunite Jewish and all immigrants and refugees of limited means residing in Pennsylvania and the Delaware Valley. Over the past 128 years, HIAS has […]