10/21, 5-7 pm – WRJ Representative to the UN in Marin

SPECIAL EVENT — SPECIAL EVENT — SPECIAL EVENT

Did you know that the WRJ has a seat at the United Nations?

Our WRJ UN representative, Leslie Brier, will be in Marin and you have the opportunity to attend this event.

Date:  Saturday, October 21
Time: 5 – 7 pm
Location:  Lynn Roy’s home in Larkspur
(address and directions provided after rsvp)

Leslie Brier Bio:
Leslie Brier is on the Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) Executive Committee and is the WRJ Representative to the UN.  Leslie discusses matters of anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiments, particularly from her perspective of the UN and the global community.  She also discusses the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement aimed at Israel and how the response could use a more progressive Jewish voice from the Reform movement.

Leslie also collaborates with the Commission on The Status of Women to ensure gender equality for women around the world.  Currently, she is representing WRJ in the preparatory process for the Global Compact of Migration.  Participating in this process allows WRJ to give voice to its values regarding Immigration.  Leslie also works with the National Council of Synagogues to increase interfaith dialogue.  She is on the WRJ Speaker’s Bureau.

RSVP TO:   Angela Giacomini and let her know if you’ll be staying for the Pot Luck, and if so, what you’ll be bringing.  She will provide you with the address and directions.

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