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Jewish Values and the Immigration Crisis: A Panel Discussion

Saturday, December 14, 2019 16 Kislev 5780

7:30 PM - 9:30 PMMain Sanctuary

The HIR Social Action Committee’s inaugural event-- an opportunity to introduce the shul community to the immigration and refugee crisis occurring around us, here in Riverdale, and across the country.

Rav Steven Exler, Senior Rabbi, HIR - The Bayit

Merrill Zack, V.P., Community Engagement, HIAS, a Jewish organization supporting immigrants: on the history of immigration in the U.S. and the role of the Holocaust in current policy.

Marti Michael, volunteer: on working with Arizona Jews for Justice at the border, and her upcoming work with Team Brownsville, cooking and delivering meals to asylum seekers.

Myrna & Heidy Lazcano: recent immigrant mother and daughter, now activists helping other families reunite, talking about their own immigration story.

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