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Jewish Perspectives: US-Mexico Border

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 27 Cheshvan 5782

7:00 PM

Jewish Perspectives on the Situation along the U.S.-Mexico Border 

Co-Sponsored by the Tifereth Israel Social Action Committee, 
Adas Israel, HIAS, Temple Micah, and Temple Sinai as part of DC SSJI*

Get an update on the situation along the U.S.-Mexico border, with several Jewish perspectives. Principal speakers will discuss how the Biden administration's policies continue to prevent many people from exercising their legal right to seek asylum.

Hear stories from the ground, learn how we need to push the current administration to reverse the previous administration's near obliteration of the asylum system, and discover how the Greater Washington DC Jewish community can assist asylum seekers at the southern border.

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Speakers


Main Panel:

  • Noah Gottschalk, the Global Policy Lead for Oxfam America
  • Sue Kenney-Pfalzer, HIAS Director for the Border and Asylum Network
  • Andrew Geibel, HIAS Policy Counsel for Asylum Issues.
  • Rabbi Nathan Farb, Temple Emanuel in McAllen, Texas
  • Michael Blum, Social Action Chair for Temple Emanuel in McAllen, Texas

Closing Torah Remarks:

  • Rabbi Michael Werbow, Tifereth Israel Congregation in Washington, DC

*The DC Synagogues Social Justice Initiative (DC SSJI) is coordinated jointly by Adas Israel, Tifereth Israel and Temple Sinai, with participation by other DC synagogues. Tifereth Israel's participation in the DC SSJI is coordinated by the TI Social Action Committee.

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