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VIRTUAL: Shabbat Services

Friday, March 20, 2020 24 Adar 5780

6:00 PM - 8:00 PMMonsein Community Court

Judea Reform will join hundreds of synagogues across the United States in raising our voices in support of refugees and asylum seekers in the second annual National Refugee Shabbat ​​​​​organized by HIAS (

Please join Judea Reform Congregation for Shabbat Services

Friday March 20th at 7:30pm

followed by a Special Oneg

The evening will feature JRC's Midrasha Youth speaking about their Tzedakah work in support of refugees.  At the Oneg, there will  representatives and information tables from many of Judea's partners in refugee solidarity work, including: Carolina Jews for Justice; El Siembra; HIAS; Church World Service-Durham.

(Oneg  sponsored by Ann Bussel in honor of her granddaughter Lily Goldin becoming a Bat Mitzvah and in memory of her father who was a immigrant)


HIAS National Refugee Shabbat Weekend

Other events throughout the weekend in the Triangle hosted by our local affiliates of the HIAS Welcoming Campaign network, including several events featuring Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer, the Rabbi in Residence at HIAS:

  • Friday, March 20, 7:30pm: Shabbat Services at Kehillah (1200 Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill) with d’var by Rabbi Jen Feldman and presentation by Carrboro's Refugee Support Center. 
  • Friday, March 20, 7:30pm: Shabbat Services at Judea Reform (1933 W Cornwallis Rd, Durham) + Oneg with Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer and JRC's Midrasha Youth. 
  • Saturday, March 21, 9:30am: Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer at Beth El (1004 Watts St, Durham) for morning services, followed by a 1:00pm panel discussion featuring Rabbi Meyer from HIAS, Kokou Nayo from Church World Service, Rev. Edgar Vergara from La Semilla, and Marian Abernathy from Judea Reform.
  • Saturday, March 21, 7:00pm: Havdalah at Beth Meyer Synagogue (504 Newton Rd, Raleigh), including a presentation by Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer, followed by text study, discussion, and time for questions and answers.


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