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  • Mentor Spotlight

    Source: Medium Published July 12th, 2017 Meet Congregation Beth Am Tim and Marcia Thomsen, part of a volunteer group made up of 10 friends from the Congregation Beth Am temple in Buffalo Grove, took on the commitment of “adopting” a…

  • How to Save a Life

    Source: Medium Published: July 28th, 2017 Aber Drbi, her husband Essam Turkmani, and their two children arrived in the Chicago June, 2016. On their arrival from the small city of Irbid, Jordan, blood tests in the vetting process showed that…

  • 90 Days, 90 Voices – Suzanne Akhras Sahloul

    Suzanne Akhras Sahloul is the founder and executive director of the Syrian Community Network, which helps Syrian refugees make a new home in the Chicago area. Akhras Sahloul was born in Homs — Syria’s third largest city — and came…

  • 90 Days, 90 Voices – Hadia Zarzour

    Hadia Zarzour is a licensed clinical professional counselor and co-founder of the Syrian Community Network, a nonprofit determined to aid and assist resettled Syrian refugees as they build new lives in the United States. Hadia taught Introduction to Psychology to…


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Since the Syrian revolution and subsequent unrest in Syria, nearly 4 million Syrian refugees have been registered by the United Nations. The United States Government has committed to placing hundreds of refugees in the U.S. this year. read more

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