The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Realities and Responses
The Jewish Theological Seminary’s Henry N. and Selma S. Rapaport Memorial Lecture Speakers:
Dr. Georgette F. Bennett, Founder and President, Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding; Founder, Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees
Shadi Martini, Senior Syria Advisor, Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees
Mark Hetfield, President and CEO, HIAS
Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 7:30 p.m., at JTS in New York
To attend, order tickets at www.jtsa.edu/refugees.
Or watch the livestream at no charge at www.jtsa.edu/live (registration not required).
What are the realities on the ground in Syria and other affected countries? What are our responsibilities as individuals, as a country, and as a Jewish community? How do we fulfill the Jewish moral imperative of dealing compassionately with the stranger even as we ensure domestic security?
Cosponsored by the Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees, HIAS, and the Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue at JTS