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Limmud Vancouver takes place at the King David High School, 41st and Willow.
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Sunday, February 9 • 9:45am - 10:45am
The New Jewish Activist: Pursuing Global Justice in the 21st century

Over the past several decades, there has been a sea change in Jewish engagement—a reimagining of what it means to be a Jew and a citizen of our planet. Jewish voices have joined a chorus of empowered people around the world saying “no” to injustice. The Hebrew word “tzedek” has become synonymous with activism, service and our responsibility to pursue equality, peace and human rights for all people. Join AJWS president Ruth Messinger for a dynamic discussion about AJWS’s role in this change, and to learn more about how you can be a part of it. 

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Ruth Messinger

Ruth W. Messinger is the president and executive director of American Jewish World Service (AJWS), an international development organization providing support to more than 200 grassroots social change projects in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. AJWS realizes this vision through strategic grant making and volunteer service in the developing world, and education and advocacy within the American Jewish community. Ms. Messinger is also a visiting... Read More →

Sunday February 9, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Library King David High School