HUC joins community for a day of learning: Save Darfur, Sudan

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Sunday, June 26, 2005
1 pm - 4 pm 

Skirball Center
at Temple Emanu-El
10 East 66th St. (at Fifth Avenue) 

Please join the New York City Jewish community in an afternoon dedicated to raising funds for Emergency Relief in Darfur, discussing strategies for activism, and reflecting on Jewish issues rose by the ongoing crisis. All funds will benefit the American Jewish World Service's Sudan Relief and Advocacy Fund. 

1:00 Opening Plenary
1:45 Learning Session 1
2:40 Learning Session 2
3:35 Closing Program

A contribution of $20 per person is suggested. Donations will be collected at the door and can also be made at www.ajws.org/darfur

This event is co-sponsored by Amcha: Coalition for Jewish Concerns, the American Jewish World Service, Congregation Ansche Chesed, Congregation B'nai Jeshurun, Brooklyn Jews, Central Synagogue, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York, Temple Gates of Prayer, Congregation Habonim, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion-NY, Temple Israel Center, Kol Hakfar, Kol Zimrah, Congregation Magen David, Not Now Not Ever, the Park Slope Jewish Center, the Park Slope Minyan, the Pelham Jewish Center, the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, the Park Slope Jewish Center, Congregation Shaare Zedek, Tikvat Yisrael, the UJA Federation-NY, and Va'ad Gemilut Hasadim - the Jewish Theological Seminary. 

RSVPs to sudanevent@yahoo.com are appreciated, but not necessary. For more information, contact Barak Epstein at (646) 209-8960.


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