Greater Philadelphia Tri-State URJ Community
Social Justice Shabbaton
Congregation Shir Ami, Newtown, PA
Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 10:00 am (Registration begins at 9:30 am)
Optional Pre-Shabbaton self pay group dinner and Worship Services available.
Join members of congregations from the entire Greater Philadelphia Tri-State Community as we come together to learn how we as individuals, congregations and a united community can help make our world a better place during this time of urgent need.
Hear from Liz Dunst, Chair of the URJ Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism and learn from Cara Fisher, Director of Congregational Leadership at RAC about the many resources that can be found through RAC and its partners.
Listen to stories from actual local activists involved in Urgency of Now campaign topics:
Immigration - Prison Reform - Transgender Rights
During lunch we will honor our Community's Brit Olam Congregations and share successful programming ideas and successes.
Whether your congregation has a seasoned well run social justice program or your congregation is trying hard to start a meaningful one, or anywhere in between--please join us for this amazing day where we can help each other make this world a better and more just place.