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Jewish Community Refugee Initiative (JCRI) Dinner & Program

Sunday, October 7, 2018 • 28 Tishrei 5779

6:00 PM - 9:00 PMOffsite - Temple Israel

You're invited! This is a dinner event organized by the Jewish Community Refugee Initiative (JCRI).

Welcoming the Stranger to the Table
The Jewish Community Refugee Initiative invites you to hear local and national speakers address the global refugee crisis, meet local refugees and their Jewish “fruitful friends” and learn how you can help refugees here in Charlotte.
Dinner and Program - Sunday, October 7 • 6:00-8:30 pm, Leon & Sandra Levine Social Hall at Temple Israel

Keynote Speaker: Merrill Zack, HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) & Senior Director, Community Engagement
"Today’s Refugee Crisis: Learning from the Past, Rising to the Moment"

Speakers:
Rabbi Murray Ezring, Temple Israel
Marsha Hirsch, Carolina Refugee Resettlement Agency
Rabbi Asher Knight, Temple Beth El
Theresa Matheny, Refugee Support Services
Rabbi Judy Schindler, Director of the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice at Queens University of Charlotte

Tickets on sale at the LJCC Customer Service Desk or by calling 704.366.5007
$50 individual/$75 couple*
Net proceeds will help refugees in attendance pay down relocation expenses
*We do not want cost to be a barrier to attending. For financial assistance or more information about the event, please contact Amy Lefkof.

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