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JCRB|AJC – 2020 Virtual Human Relations Event

November 1st was the date for Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s 2020 Human Relations Event, “Pursuing Justice Standing Together,” which was held via private broadcast. The evening featured the presentation of the Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award to Debbie Sosland-Edelman, as well as a roundtable discussion and thought-provoking conversations. Michael Abrams, Merilyn Berenbom, Margi Pence, and Maurice Watson served as the co-chairmen.

John Sherman

 

Gavriela Geller, JCRB|AJC

 

 

United States Representative Emanuel Cleaver II

 

 

Father Thomas Curran, S.J.

 

 Joe Reardon

 

Maurice Watson, co-chairman

 

Inas Younis

Additional photos featured in the January 9, 2021 issue of The Independent

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