Saturday, January 10, 2009

Pre-Inauguration Havdalah event

This election season resulted in an historic shift of power- but our work is far from over. 

How can we realize our vision for justice in the coming years? 

On Saturday, January 17, 2009, join HIAS Young Leaders, Jews United for Justice and the AVODAH-AJWS Partnership for an evening of havdalah, discussion, and celebration preceeding the inauguration of President-Elect Obama. The event will feature a Havdallah service following a panel with: 
  • Ronit Avni, founder of Just Vision, which supports Israeli and Palestinian non-violent civic peace builders through media and education. 
  • Ben Brandzel, formerly of and now an online organizing consultant for progressive organizations such as SEIU and 
  • Saul Garlick, founder of Student Movement for Real Change, supporting young people in their work for sustainable international development. 

DATE: Saturday, January 17th, 2009 
TIME: Snacks at 5:45pm, Havdalah at 6:15 sharp 
WHERE: The Theatre at Mt. Vernon Methodist Church (900 Mass. Ave NW) 
Click here to RSVP!

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