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Sunday, February 17 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Our Immigrant Stories and What They Teach Us About Welcoming the Stranger Today

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Come learn about the connection between HIAS -- the world’s oldest, and only Jewish, refugee resettlement organization -- and Jewish immigration to the U.S., and how that historical work laid the groundwork for helping refugees and asylum seekers of all faiths and ethnicities today. We will also explore the historic and contemporary connection between anti-Semitism and anti-immigrant sentiment and ways that folks can take action for refugees today using your own family story.

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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 2:15pm - 3:15pm EST
Board Room (4th Floor)