For Immediate Release 
March 31, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth
202-387-2800 | 

Returning from Israel on the 2017 URJ Board Mission last week, I met a woman giving out mishloach manot, gift baskets of food, at Ben Gurion Airport.

Miriam Chilton
Group of people holding various handmade signs welcoming and supporting refugees
the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Sign welcoming refugees with a Canadian flag

During the past year, the government of Canada admitted 25,000 Syrian refugees and another 11,000 have been arriving as part of private sponsorship opportunities.

Sara Charney