Author Archives: Jonathon Leiner

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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“Time’s Up Wendy’s March”: Action for Coalition of Immokalee Workers

by Hannah Silverfine I hate sitting still. And spending 12 hours on a bus in one day is not fun for anyone. But that was far from my mind when I signed up for the Northeast bus to New York … Read More

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Training with the North Carolina Congress of Latino Organizations

Exciting happenings in North Carolina with our Clergy Fellows! On February 10, Ivan Parra, the organizer of our North Carolina partner organization North Carolina IAF, conducted an immigrant organizing training at current Clergy Fellow Rabbi Larry Bach’s synagogue, Judea Reform … Read More

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In Conversation with Emily Bloch

Hello Emily! Can you tell us about what you’re working on right now? Yes, I work for an immigrant rights movement called Movimiento Cosecha, which means Harvest Movement in Spanish. We’re an immigrant rights movement fighting for permanent protection, respect, … Read More

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