Consortium for Israel & the Asylum Seekers

The Consortium for Israel and the Asylum Seekers (CIAS) is a forum for representatives of organizations and individuals within and outside of Israel working to coordinate efforts and share information regarding the situation of asylum seekers in Israel.

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If you want to learn about the lives and conditions of refugees and asylum-seekers, or teach others, here are resources that can help. Please let us know if you know of anything that should be added to this list.

Updates from Right Now

Right Now: Advocates for Asylum Seekers in Israel sends out a  newsletter that is a great way to stay up-to-date. You can access all of the back issues online, and you can sign up here for their newsletter.

Right Now's Educational Resources

Right now also runs an online educational resources center that includes, among other things:

Hotline for Refugees and Migrants

The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants website has a wealth of information about refugees and asylum seekers here.

Bina Study Guide

Bina, the Jewish Movement for Social Change has a wonderful study guide to use for yourself or to use when teaching Biblical sources for supporting the "stranger in our midst".

Mutasim Ali's TEDx Talk

Mutasim Ali is the executive director of the African Refugee Development Center. This is his story.

YNet Special Presentation

Ynet Interview from March 2018 featuring Joey Low, Dr. Avi Ofer, and Mullah Gavrihan about the situation for asylum seekers in Israel.