LSS/NCA REFUGEE RESOURCES: GET INFORMED TO TAKE ACTION

Author: Dana Lea, Guest Blogger 2017 was a year full of headlines concerning refugee crises, immigration hurdles, and immigration bans to the United States. This relentless barrage of news had many looking towards local resettlement agencies to better understand the refugee process itself, immigration executive orders and refugee arrival interruptions, and to learn how to … More LSS/NCA REFUGEE RESOURCES: GET INFORMED TO TAKE ACTION

A Door Just Opened

ORIGINAL POST: Kittimaquandi Community Church Blog I don’t know if it registered on the Richter scale, but I think there was a small earthquake in Columbia, Maryland last night.  At least, I felt the earth shake a little. We hosted an event last night at our church for everyone who is interested in helping us … More A Door Just Opened

Syrian Family Lands in Maryland, Gets Big Welcome from Local Synagogue

AUTHOR: Rachel Nusbaum ORIGINAL POST: HIAS Website At 6 p.m. on Thursday evening, Karen Green is abuzz with last minute preparations. In just a few hours, she’ll be at Reagan National airport to meet the new family her congregation has spent the last 10 days anxiously preparing for. “Right this minute, I would have to … More Syrian Family Lands in Maryland, Gets Big Welcome from Local Synagogue