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Sunday, February 17 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
We Were Strangers, Too: Obligation, Love, and Fear

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Over the last year, the number of refugees and displaced people across the world has grown to more than 68 million -- the worst refugee crisis in history. In this interactive session, we will ground ourselves in some basic facts about the crisis and then explore meanings of the term ger (stranger), the evolving Jewish imperative to welcome the stranger, and how to reconcile fear of the other with our obligation to the other.

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Rachel Grant Meyer

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


Sunday February 17, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Eisner Auditorium (6th Floor)