800 members of the Jewish community and its allies turned out for a very special event “Immigrants & Refugees: A Jewish Call to Action.”
The event was organized by ADL San Diego, Jewish Family Services of San Diego, Jewish Federation of San Diego County, and Leichtag Foundation.
The evening included an assortment of speakers and elected officials including Assemblyman Todd Gloria (District 78), City Councilmember Barbara Bry (District 1), Rabbi Yael Ridberg (Congregation Dor Hadash), Rabbi Scott Meltzer (Ohr Shalom Synagogue), Rabbi Avi Libman (Congregation Beth El), Charlene Seidle (Leichtag Foundation), Michael Hopkins (Jewish Family Services of San Diego), and Tammy Gilles (ADL San Diego).
The evening concluded with calls to action with numerous tables offering ways citizens can continue to stay involved. Read more about the evening here.
The event was supported by additional organizations, including:
Camp Mountain Chai
Congregation Beth Am - San Diego
Congregation Beth El
Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego
Congregation Dor Hadash of San Diego
Hillel of San Diego
The Jewish Collaborative of San Diego
Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego
JCC San Diego - Lawrence Family JCC
Ken Jewish Community
Ohr Shalom Synagogue
San Diego Rabbinical Association (SDRA)
Temple Emanu-El of San Diego
Temple Etz Rimon
Temple Solel, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA