Ruth Messinger: From Service to Advocacy

08 Mar 2020 | 09:30 am - 11:30 am
Place : Temple Beth El 350 Roxbury Road Stamford, CT 06902

What is our responsibility to one another … to other Jews … to people of different faiths?

What is social justice?

What does advocacy look like in a synagogue?

What happens when advocacy and politics collide?

Join us as we seek answers to these and other questions on Sunday morning, March 8, when Ruth Messinger will discuss “From Service to Advocacy.”

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About Ruth Messinger

Ruth Messinger was president of American Jewish World Service for 18 years and is currently the organization’s first global ambassador. AJWS is the leading Jewish organization working to fight poverty and pursue justice in the developing world.

Prior to AJWS, Messinger served as a City Council member in New York City and as Manhattan Borough President.
A tireless advocate and social change visionary, Messinger mobilizes faith-based communities throughout the U.S. to promote human rights. She is also currently doing international human rights work for AIDS Free World and, in 2017, became the inaugural JTS Finkelstein Institute Social Justice Fellow.

The is sponsored by the Temple Beth El Sisterhood and Men’s Club. Breakfast will be served. There is no charge.

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