Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer, Director of Education at HIAS, will discuss the global refugee crisis. Meyer, who has lectured extensively about Syrian refugees, will speak on “Surviving to Thriving: An Exploration of the Indomitable Spirit of Refugees Worldwide.” HIAS is the world’s oldest and only Jewish, refugee resettlement organization.
Temple Shalom’s commitment to resettle and support two Syrian refugee families was initially launched at a congregational dinner in September.
The event is a free with a potluck dessert buffet. The Temple’s Refugee Humanitarian Committee is sponsoring the event.
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