Street Address: 
Adas Israel Congregation 2850 Quebec St NW
City: 
Washington
State/Region: 
DC
Date: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The #JewsForRefugees Assembly will bring together the greater Washington DC Jewish community to raise up a powerful Jewish voice in support of the safety and dignity of refugees around the world.

Convened by HIAS -- the world’s oldest, and only Jewish, refugee organization – with Adas Israel Congregation, the JCRC of Greater Washington, and numerous additional co-sponsors.

Additional RSVP required at www.hias.org/assemblyDC2017

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Speakers Include:

• Mark Hetfield, President and CEO, HIAS
• Rabbi Jennie Rosenn, Vice President of Community Engagement, HIAS
• U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland
• Washington, D.C. City Councilmember Elissa Silverman (At Large)
• Washington, D.C. City Councilmember Brianne Nadeau (Ward 1)
• Leon Rodriguez, Former Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
• Aliaa Noha, Syrian asylum seeker
• Alfred Munzer, Holocaust survivor

Lead Co-Sponsors:
HIAS
Adas Israel Congregation - Washington, DC
JCRC of Greater Washington

Additional Co-Sponsors (list in formation):
Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation MD DC VA
AJC - Global Jewish Advocacy / AJC Washington Regional Office
Am Kolel, Jewish Renewal Community
ADL - Anti-Defamation League / ADL Washington D.C.
Beth Chai
Beth El Hebrew Congregation
Adat Reyim
Bethesda Jewish Congregation
Congregation Beit Chaverim of Calvert County, Maryland
Congregation Beth El, Bethesda, Maryland
Congregation Or Chadash
Fabrangen Havurah
Fabrangen Cheder
Hevrat Shalom Congregation of Maryland
Hill Havurah
Hillel International
J Street
Jacob Blaustein Institute for Human Rights (AJC)
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
Jews United for Justice
Kehila Chadasha
Kol Ami: The Northern Virginia Reconstructionist Community
Kol Shalom
National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW)
New Israel Fund
Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation
Ohr Kodesh Congregation
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College / Jewish Reconstructionist Communities
Right Now: Advocates for African Asylum Seekers in Israel, DC
Congregation Sha'are Shalom of Waldorf, Maryland
Shaare Tefila Congregation
SHINDC: Celebrating Sephardic Heritage IN DC
Shirat HaNefesh
Sixth & I
Temple Beth Ami
Temple Emanuel of Kensington, MD
Temple Isaiah
Temple Micah
Temple Rodef Shalom
Temple Shalom
Temple Sinai DC
Tifereth Israel Congregation
T'ruah
Union for Reform Judaism
Uri L'Tzedek
Washington Board of Rabbis
Washington Hebrew Congregation