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Join the Jewish response to the refugee crisis.



Welcoming the Stranger: Kabbalat Shabbat at Temple Chai

With Mark Hetfield, President and CEO at HIAS
4645 E Marilyn Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
United States


This event is free and open to the public.

Over the last year, the number of refugees and displaced people across the world has grown to more than 70.8 million - more than at any time in history. Because of our experiences and our values, the Jewish people have a unique connection to these most vulnerable people. Join Mark Hetfield, President and CEO at HIAS, to learn more about Jewish displacement in history and the current global refugee crisis, and explore how Jewish values call on us to respond.

  • 5:30pm: Light nosh
  • 6:10pm: Services begin


Mark Hetfield
President and CEO at HIAS