Yearning to Breathe Free: The Jewish Response to the Global Refugee Crisis

Yearning to Breathe Free: The Jewish Response to the Global Refugee Crisis

A Roundtable Discussion presented in partnership with the Museum at Eldridge Street,  The Anne Frank Center USA, and the Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees (MFA). 

Thursday, April 7, 2016, 7:00 pm

Tickets: $12 general, $10 students/seniors/AJHS members

According to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, the number of refugees and internally displaced people has reached nearly 60 million people — the highest point since World War II. What can we do in response to this refugee crisis?

Yearning to Breathe Free is a special roundtable program hosted by and held at the Museum at Eldridge Street, speakers from AJHS, The Anne Frank Center USA, MFA, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), and others will discuss the mounting crisis and the American Jewish response to it.