October 18, 2019  |  19 Tishri 5780
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TITLE:
Sisterhood & Men's Club Sukkah Celebration
WHEN:
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 07:45pm
Category
Upcoming Events

DESCRIPTION

Keeping the Tent Open: Humanitarian Work at the US Southern Border. Chantal Khalil, J.D., George Washington University Law School, will discuss her personal experience, observations, and work as part of the first wave of pro bono attorneys to arrive at the southern border detention camps. Chantal Khalil Esq., grew up in Temple Beth Sholom. Ms. Khalil is currently a Civil Rights attorney and an associate at Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson, & Garber, LLP  in White Plains, NY. Ms. Khalil has also interned at the ACLU and Brennan Center for Justice (primarily on mass incarceration), and worked at the World Bank (on gender equality globally). FREE but RSVP requested to Mahvash Zarabi: (516) 629-6221 or mahvash.zarabi@gmail.com or Evan Wagner: (516) 637-1027 or evan@gustbuster.comA melting pot menu: Sample a medley of cultural foods, including Italian, Chinese, Mexican, and traditional Jewish fare to celebrate a country of immigrants. From Peah to Border! Sisterhood encourages providing essential humanitarian aid to those detained at the border, including diapers, baby formula, shoes, food, clothing and personal hygiene items. To maximize impact these items can be purchased online and delivered directly to organizations such as JFS Migrant Family Shelter, which provides care on the frontline at the border. Legal aid is also provided by the JFS Migrant Family Shelter and HIAS Border Response.

Click here for monetary donations to Hias,to provide legal assistance

Click here for monetary donations to the SDRRN Migrant Family Shelter

Click here to donate needed goods to the SDRRN Migrant Family Shelter, utilizing their Amazon Wish List

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