Author Archives: Jonathon Leiner

Siyyum Graduation 2018: Making the Impossible Irresistible

On June 25th, close to 200 people gathered to celebrate both our 13 graduating Jewish Organizing Fellows and JOIN’s 20th anniversary at our Siyyum Graduation. The evening was a beautiful gathering to support our graduating 2017-2018 Jewish Organizing Fellows, with family … Read More

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In Conversation with Miles Meth

Miles Meth, JOIN Jewish Organizing Fellowship alum ’16-17 After years of organizing, Harvard graduate students voted to unionize. Miles Meth, organizer with Harvard Graduate Students Union – United Auto Workers, was instrumental in helping achieve this landmark victory. We caught … Read More

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May Day, May Day, May Day

by Rachel Plattus May Day is International Workers’ Day – a day of solidarity and resistance. In Puerto Rico, thousands of community members took to the street united against cuts to retirement benefits, rollbacks of labor laws, school closures, and … Read More

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Turning up the heat on ICE

JOIN Clergy Fellow Rabbi Batsheva Meiri on ABC News 13 in Asheville, NC The tradition of strong women of faith leading on justice work in North Carolina runs deep. So its no surprise that in response to a series of … Read More

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Anger to Action: Youth Organizing Against Gun Violence Training in Montclair, NJ

JOIN is deeply moved by the youth organizing and mobilizing nationwide in response to gun violence. On March 11, JOIN’s New Jersey Clergy Fellowship cohort, led by Rabbi Elliott Tepperman, sponsored a community organizing training to support teens from their … Read More

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