Young World Jewish Relief: House of Lords Reception
- , 19:00 – 21:30
Climate Emergency – the Crisis of our Generation
Young World Jewish Relief are pleased to present an exclusive reception at the House of Lords, hosted by Lord Livingston of Parkhead.
Join us, and a panel of experts, to discuss the humanitarian, religious and political implications of most pertinent issue of our generation - the climate emergency.
Lord Livingston is a Conservative member of the House of Lords, he was appointed Minister of State for Trade and Investment under Prime Minister David Cameron and leads on Foreign and Commonwealth Office relations with British business.
Rabbi Natan Levy was environmental liaison to the former Chief Rabbi, Lord Sacks, and is the co-author of “Sharing Eden: Green Teachings from Jews, Christians and Muslims”. He will offer a Jewish perspective.
Mireille Flores our Head of Humanitarian Programmes will address the impact of climate change on natural disasters and how World Jewish Relief, as the British Jewish community's humanitarian and development agency, is responding.
Other speakers to be announced.
We are delighted to hold the reception in the Cholmondeley Room and Terrace, which overlooks the Thames and offers stunning views of London.
An assortment of canapés will be provided, and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available. To keep our event as green as possible, all food will be vegan and vegetarian (kosher) and served on bio-degradable platters.
A pledge appeal will be held during the evening to support World Jewish Relief's life-saving disaster relief work around the world.
Please note: You will need to bring photographic ID to gain entry to the House of Lords. When booking your ticket, please enter the exact details that are on your ID as these will be printed on your (recycled paper) admit card which you will need to bring with you. Admits will be sent to you in advance of the event.
**Ticket sales close on Friday 13th March at 12pm**