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Jewish Values and the Immigration Crisis: A Panel DiscussionDecember 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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December 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


December 14, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hebrew Institute of Riverdale – The Bayit
3700 Henry Hudson Pkwy East
Bronx, 10463
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Jewish Values and the Immigration Crisis: A Panel Discussion

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