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Friday, February 13 • 8:45pm - 10:00pm
'All Who Are Hungry, Let Them Come': Torah and the African Refugee Crisis

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Israel is home to more than 50,000 African refugees, mostly from Sudan and Eritrea. Some see taking care of these refugees as a manifestation of our national identity. Others see it as a dangerous avalanche threatening to eclipse a struggling Jewish State. What can Jewish tradition contribute?

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Meesh Hammer-Kossoy

Meesh Hammer-Kossoy teaches Talmud and directs the Social Justice Track at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, an open, co-ed, non-denominational Jewish learning community where students encounter and grapple with classic texts and traditions of Judaism while exploring their relevance to today's most pressing issues. Meesh also serves as Director of Admissions and of Social Action. She has a PhD in Talmud from NYU and is... Read More →


Friday February 13, 2015 8:45pm - 10:00pm
Willow

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