The Festival of Shavuot begins on Saturday evening, May 19 and continues through Monday evening, May 21.
Click here for service and program times. The B’nai Israel Cemetery will be closed during the holiday.
Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: B'nai Israel Congregation
Address: 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852
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Anne C. Richard served as Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration in the Obama Administration (2012-2017). Previously, she was Vice President of Government Relations and Advocacy for the International Rescue Committee. In addition to the State Department, she served at Peace Corps Headquarters and the US Office of Management and Budget earlier in her career. She has enjoyed fellowships from the Council on Foreign Relations and the Robert Bosch Stiftung.
Ms. Richard is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and has a Master’s degree in Public Policy Studies from the University of Chicago. Since leaving office in January 2017, she has taught at Georgetown University and been a visiting fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House.
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