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Changing the Narrative: Refugees and America - In Honor of Yom Hashoah

Monday, April 24 | 7:00pm | Temple De Hirsch Sinai, 1511 E. Pike St., Seattle

Would you, if presented with the most dire set of circumstances, have the courage to risk your life to save the life of a fellow human being, simply because he or she is human? More generally, would you have the courage to recognize humanity and respond to its claim even if the powers that be denied its presence? Thus asks Martha Nussbaum, Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago Law School in her book, For Love of Country.

Join us on Monday, April 24 at 7 PM at Temple De Hirsch, Seattle campus, as we confront these difficult questions in commemoration of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Together we will mark this darkest moment in Jewish history while renewing our efforts to see the humanity in others.

Central to the evening is a conversation with Holocaust survivor, Pete Metzelaar, and a recent teenage refugee moderated by Rabbi Daniel Weiner.

This program is made possible thanks to partnerships: Temple De Hirsch Sinai | Bet Chaverim | Congregation Beth Shalom | Herzl-Ner Tamid | The Holocaust Center for Humanity | Jewish Family Service | Kavana Cooperative | Northwest Immigrant Rights Project  | The Seattle World School | Temple Beth Am | Temple B'nei Torah