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October 26, 2016
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Time:
7 p.m.

Location:
Temple Beth Elohim
10 Bethel Road
Wellesley, MA 02481

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The Syrian Crisis:
Impact and Implications
Public Program
Syrian refugees at the Al Hadalat border crossing in Jordan, February 2014. <i>Lucian Perkins for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum</i>
Syrian refugees at the Al Hadalat border crossing in Jordan, February 2014. Lucian Perkins for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Since its outbreak in March 2011, the conflict in Syria has cost the lives of more than 400,000 people, displaced more than 10 million people, and been punctuated by systematic and widespread atrocities and crimes against humanity. As the Assad regime continues its attacks on Syrian civilians, the flow of refugees escaping violence is putting new pressure on the security, economic, and diplomatic challenges in the region and beyond. Join us for a discussion about the longest humanitarian crisis since the Holocaust and options for response.

Speakers
Norman Eisen, Visiting Fellow in Governance Studies, Brookings Institution, and former United States Ambassador to the Czech Republic
Mouaz Moustafa, Executive Director for Syrian Emergency Task Force and Political Director for United for a Free Syria

Moderator
Cameron Hudson, Director, Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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