Rabbi Meyer delivers an inspiring and informative D’var Torah about the work of HIAS and the current crisis of policy, placement and discrimination facing refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants. What is the Jewish-American response to fear? Who do we want to be? Q & A from the community follows.

Rabbi Meyer currently serves as Rabbi-in-Residence at HIAS, where she develops educational materials, resources, and programs that educate American Jews about refugee issues, connecting the plight of contemporary refugees to Jewish values and history. To learn more about HIAS, click here: www.hias.org