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Sunday, February 14 • 10:00pm - 11:15pm
The Syrian Refugee Crisis: De-politicizing Fear and Re-politicizing Welcome

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The terrible attacks in Paris and Beirut just weeks ago gave way to tremendous backlash against resettling refugees in the U.S. and a culture of fear and distrust of some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Come learn what Jewish tradition teaches us about responding to xenophobia – both in ourselves and others – and what this might mean for our response to the global refugee crisis.

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Rachel Grant Meyer

Education Director, Community Engagement, HIAS
A graduate of Columbia University, Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer was ordained by HUC-JIR. She currently serves as the Director of Education for Community Engagement at HIAS, where she develops educational materials, resources, and programs that educate American Jews about refugee issues... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 10:00pm - 11:15pm EST