The Goldhills are hosting 21-year-old Faraj, a devout Muslim who accompanies them to the synagogue on Saturdays.
Featured in the Independent and on the UN's feed as #GreatBritishWelcome, a fabulous series of stories about hosts and their guests, with photos by Aubrey Wade http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2018/1/5a5cc46c4/refugee-friend-hosting-refugees-win-win-uk.html
Sara Nathan, Co-founder of Refugees At Home writes in the Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/hosting-refugees-has-taught-me-so-much-about-the-kindness-of-strangers_uk_5a47691ee4b0b0e5a7a6a0c9 A spectator might think that hosting a destitute refugee or asylum-seeker, as we have done for over a year, would be completely one-way: that all the benefits are to the guest who gains somewhere warm and dry to sleep, the support of a [...]
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jan/01/i-have-nightmares-people-threatened-with-deportation-reveal-what-happened-next Diane Taylor writes for the Guardian about Samim's return from Afghanistan to his Refugees at Home hosts Samim Bigzad Samim Bigzad and host Kavel Rafferty in Ramsgate. Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian The Home Office’s decision to ignore a high court judge’s order not to send Samim Bigzad back to Kabul was met with [...]
Rebecca Louis, partner at Mayo Wynne Baxter solicitors, talks about her experience of hosting through Refugees at Home in Re: Magazine https://view.joomag.com/re-autumn-2017/0875737001504777158 As I write this in June it is international refugee day and the UN have announced that at the last count there were 65.5 million displaced people in the world. This includes refugees and [...]
Jonathan Wittenberg, Rabbi for the New North London Synagogue, describes his experiences with Refugees at Home, in the OECD Forum Network. "It was not until we began to host refugees in our house through Refugees at Home that I began to appreciate more deeply some of the enduring struggles so many people are forced to face. [...]
An excellent video highlighting the work we do and why.
Football has a long history of bringing people together from different backgrounds Every trip to Wembley is different. Cup finals, play-offs, World Cup qualifiers, they all live in the memory for different reasons – from my first trip, as an eight-year-old watching Paul Scholes score a hat-trick against Poland, through to last season’s FA Cup final, [...]
Letters Wednesday 15 November 2017 19.17 GMT Refugees At Home hosts 150 refugees and asylum seekers every night in people’s spare rooms across the UK Syrian refugee Jawad Shalghin (left) is living with 63-year-old Angelika Bauer (right) in Hamburg. Sara Nathan says there are also plenty of older people in the UK helping refugees. Photograph: Oliver Hardt/Getty Images [...]
Moved deeply by the refugee crisis, Simon Neville and his wife opened their home to a young Iranian man. The experience changed all their lives. Musa lives with the Nevilles (from left), Rachael, Leo, Joseph and Simon When the bomb went off two months ago at Parsons Green Tube and a refugee was subsequently detained and [...]