September 18

Welcoming the Stranger:

A Jewish Call to Action for Refugees & Asylum Seekers








Join Melanie Nezer, HIAS' Senior Vice President for Public Affairs, for a conversation with Rabbi Neil Comess-Daniels of Beth Shir Shalom, Kimberley Plotnick of the ADL, and Robyn Samuels of Leo Baeck Temple.


Together, these experts will shed light on HIAS’ advocacy and grassroots organizing efforts at a time when so many people in the Jewish community and beyond are appalled by what’s happening and are aching to learn and do more as individuals, congregations, and beyond.

Wednesday, September 18


at Beth Shir Shalom

1827 California Avenue

Santa Monica, CA 90403

Click here to register for a free ticket

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  • March 22, 2018: Los Angeles Jews for Refugees Assembly. Click here to watch the program. Click here for a summary.

  • April 8, 2018: The Big Fill at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills. Click here to read about it. Click here to watch local news coverage.

  • March 31 (in Los Angeles) and April 7 (Conejo Valley) 2019: The Walk to End Genocide.