Date(s) - 10/25/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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‘Welcoming the Newcomer’
“You shall welcome the sojourner….” (Exodus 22:21)
How Jews, Christians, Muslims and All People of Good Will Are Called to Treat Immigrants.
An interfaith panel discussion and actions to support LI immigrants
OPEN ATTENDENCE / No fees or admission charge
Suffolk County Community College Grant Campus; Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, NY 11717; Health Sports & Education Center Rm. D105
Panel: Rabbi Jeff Clopper, Temple Beth El, Huntington; Rev. Kate Jones Calone, Setauket Presbyterian Church; Isma Chaudhry, Islamic Center of Long Island
Questions for Panel and Audience Discussion:
–What do your Scriptures and traditions say about treating/welcoming immigrants?
–How do you live your faith tradition’s call to welcome immigrants?
–How are you responding to anti-immigrant policies and actions currently taking place in our nation? What challenges are you facing?
Long Island Abraham’s Table: Center for Social and Human Understanding, Suffolk County Community College; Dix Hills Jewish Center Social Action Committee; Islamic Center of Long Island; Long Island Council of Churches; Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal RC Church, Wyandanch; Suffolk Board of Rabbis; Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center