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Friday, June 28 • 9:20pm - 10:30pm
Mixed Messages about Jewish Poverty: Ancient Times and Now

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Deuteronomy tells us that there will be no poor among us, but also tells us that we're obligated to help the poor among us.  Interesting!  Still today, many deny the existence of poverty in our Jewish community and, also today, we struggle to muster the support needed by many of our friends and neighbors.  This session will be an opportunity to explore texts and to learn about the realities of Jewish poverty.

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Avi Rose

Social Justice Advocate
Avi Rose has served as Executive Director of Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay since 2005.  He is a longtime clinical social worker, community educator, and advocate.  In 1989, he co-edited the anthology Twice Blessed: On Being Lesbian or Gay and Jewish.  Avi serves as... Read More →

Friday June 28, 2019 9:20pm - 10:30pm PDT
Russian River Valley (Student Center, 2nd Floor)