Last month, I attended a meeting of senior rabbis, executive directors and presidents of large Reform congregations sponsored by the Union of Reform Judaism. It was held at the Hyatt Regency in the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The location turned out to be significant as we were there the same weekend that President Trump signed an executive order banning refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries.Read More ➔
Posted by Washington Hebrew Congregation on Feb 09, 2017
At this critical moment when the future of America's commitment to refugees hangs in the balance, the Jewish community of Washington, D.C. is coming together to stand up for refugees fleeing violence and persecution.
Please join us at Temple on Saturday, February 11 at 8:00 pm. Congregations and individuals from the D.C. area are coming together for a special Havdalah service that will include speakers, readings, songs, and action to help us remember our refugee past and show our support for welcoming today’s refugees.Read More ➔