RYE, N. Y. -- The Jewish/Israeli response to the international refugee crisis is the focus of a Tuesday, March 15, panel discussion at Congregation Emanu-El in Rye.
Sponsored by the Congregation Emanu-El and the American Jewish Committee of Westchester/Fairfield, the 7:30 p.m. program offers an in-depth look at the refugee crisis in the Middle East and Africa, and what is being done to help.
Speakers are Shoshana Smolen from AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights, Navonel Glick, deputy director for IsraAid, and Yotam Polizer, global partnerships director for IsraAid.
Titled "The Island of Tears," the program is free and open to the public. Registration is required. For more details visit the AJC's web page or call (914)-948-5585.