Saving the Yazidi from Genocide:

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Saving the Yazidi from Genocide:

September 17 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Coming to the Aid of the Persecuted, a Crucial Conversation

Join us for this crucial conversation presented in partnership with the Los Angeles Jewish Journal.

University Synagogue

11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049

The Yazidi people are in the third year of a sexual and military slavery that is part of a genocide perpetrated by so-called-ISIS. Among other groups, the Israeli NGO IsraAid and the Yazidi NGO Yazda work hard to raise consciousness and provide for Yazidi rescue and relief.

 

Featuring:

Yotam Polizer, Co-Executive Director, IsraAID
Haider Elias, Executive Director, Yazda
Rabbi Pam Frydman, Coordinator, Beyond Genocide Campaign
Eitan Arom, Los Angeles Jewish Journal, Moderator

 

This panel is a follow up to two Jewish Journal stories:

The forgotten genocide: While Yazidis struggle for existence, the world does little to help” and “A sex slave survivor fights back.”

Co-sponsors: University Synagogue; Kehillat Israel Reconstructionist Congregation of Pacific Palisades; Loyola Marymount University Jewish Studies Program; Board of Rabbis of Southern California; IsraAID; Yazda; Board of Rabbis of Northern California Beyond Genocide Campaign; Temple Akiba

(Childcare provided.) 9-12 graders are welcome to join the converstation.

For information: BeyondGenocideCampaign@gmail.com415-261-3404.

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Date:
September 17
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am
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