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SHIFTING GROUND: Immigration. Refugees. DACA.
Why do changes in policy matter to us?
What can we do to help?

Thursday, November 9, 2017 20 Cheshvan 5778

7:00 PM - 9:00 PMAnsche Chesed, 251 West 100th Street

Pre-Registration for this event has closed. Please join us at Ansche Chesed, on 100th Street and West End Avenue to register in person. We will be glad to have you join us.


An important program presented by The Synagogue Coalition on the Refugee and Immigration Crisis.

  • Learn how current policy impacts refugees and immigrants
  • Hear from a DACA recipient
  • Understand the Jewish imperative to welcome the stranger and protect the refugee
  • Write postcards and make phone calls to elected officials to advocate for policy changes and assist those in need
  • Meet representatives from key organizations and learn about volunteer and advocacy opportunities
  • Speakers include:
    • Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky, Congregation Ansche Chesed
    • Carlos Menchaca, New York City Councilmember
    • Lourdes Rosado, Bureau Chief, Civil Rights Bureau, New York Attorney General Office
    • Melanie Nezer, HIAS Senior Vice President of Public Affairs
    • Eduardo Garcia, DACA recipient and intern with Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights
    • Ravi Ragbir, New Sanctuary Coalition

There is no charge for this event, but we do ask that you provide names and email addresses for all those who will be attending.


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