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Sunday, February 17 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Jewish Advocacy for Global Justice

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President of American Jewish World Service, Ruth Messinger, will discuss the role of "Jews as Global Citizens." She will propose how American Jews, who enjoy greater affluence and influence than ever before, can do their part to alleviate poverty and promote human rights by advocating for just government policies. Sharing the words of dedicated Jews from communities across the United States, she will tell of the transformative impact of advocacy in the modern era.

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Ruth Messinger

Ruth W. Messinger is the executive director of American Jewish World Service, a humanitarian organization providing support to grassroots social change projects throughout the world. Prior to assuming this role in 1998, Ms. Messinger was in public service in New York City for 20 years, including having served as Manhattan borough president.

Sunday February 17, 2013 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Passaic A 15th floor conference center