Special Shabbat Services with Rabbi Evette and Hal Aqua: Everyone Is Touched by Gun Violence Panel

Saturday, December 9, 2017 • 21 Kislev 5778

9:30 AM - 12:00 PMLeyner is Ethan Waldman, Oneg Shabbat is sponsored by B’kavod Jose Diaz Havurah

Everyone Is Touched by Gun Violence Panel - Stories of B’nai Havurah Members: Special Presentation during the D’var Torah (Torah Study)


Leyner is Ethan Waldman, Oneg Shabbat is sponsored by Martie Bombel in honor of the work of Havurah B’kavod Jose Diaz. Music Director Hal Aqua has selected a number of special songs for this service.

 

Gun violence impacts our lives in ways beyond the headlines—suicides, domestic violence killings, accidental shootings, school lock-downs, scouting out the safest places to sit at the movies or in your own house of worship…Learn from members of our congregation about how their lives have been affected by gun violence

Moderator: Howard Tishler

Panelists:  Pat Madsen, Shauna Morgan-Sherman, Carol Loveman Morris and Alana Smart

 

B’kavod Jose Diaz Havurah is sponsoring this panel in conjunction with hundreds of congregations and organizations across the country participating in The National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence, December 6 - 17, 2017

 

500,000 Americans have been killed or injured by guns since the Sandy Hook tragedy.  These awareness activities mark the fifth anniversary of the Newtown massacre on December 14 and the horrifying reality that that 500,000 Americans have been killed or injured by guns since the Sandy Hook tragedy. 
#HonorWithActiontoEndGunViolence      
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This panel also represents the first educational presentation required for B’kavod Jose Diaz’s social justice request that B’nai Havurah becomes an endorsing congregation of Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence.

This panel also represents the first educational presentation required
for B’kavod Jose Diaz’s social justice request that B’nai Havurah becomes an endorsing congregation of  Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence.

To read B’kavod Jose Diaz Havurah's (
BJDH) positioning paper and requested policy action, go here 



Want to know more about B'nai Havurah's Social Justice Policy? Click here
 

 

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