A Shabbat welcome for refugees in South London

29 June 2016 – 23 Sivan 5776

29 June 2016

Laura Griffiths, from SafePassage UK, was the guest speaker as South London Liberal Synagogue (SLLS) observed Refugee Week with a special Refugees Welcome Shabbat.

Laura spoke about the work being done to find safe and legal routes for refugees to come to the UK.

SLLS is part of the Lambeth Citizens Refugees Welcome team and the previous week supplied collected household items for the latest Syrian family to be resettled in Lambeth.

Rabbi Janet Darley said: “Torah tells us numerous times about the importance of welcoming and supporting the stranger. We are pleased to able to work with our neighbours and with Lambeth Council to make this a reality in our area.”

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