Join us for a Presentation on The Plight of the Yazidis: 21st-Century Genocide
— 5,000 Yazidis MURDERED in Iraq
— 7,000 Yazidi Women, Girls & Children ABDUCTED and SOLD as SLAVES
— 500,000 Homeless IN NEED of Food, Shelter, Clothes, Medicine & Protection
— A 6,000 Year Old Yazidi Culture Stands on the Brink of Extinction
Susan Rosenstein, the Director of the Connecticut Coalition for Yazidi Relief, will outline the atrocities and ongoing genocide perpetrated by ISIS against the Yazidis, a persecuted ethno-religious group in Northern Iraq. A viewing of the PBS Frontline documentary, "Escaping ISIS," will follow the presentation. Learn how you can help this persecuted religious minority.
(Content is not suitable for children.)
RSVP to Sharon Efron (860-569-4010 / firstname.lastname@example.org) by May 1st.
Refreshments will be served. There is no cost for this program, but there is a suggested donation of $20. All donations will assist in our efforts to aid survivors of the Yazidi Genocide. The evening is sponsored by Beth El's Israeli Engagement Committee, Men's Club, and Women's Network.