Author Archives: JOIN for Justice

Greetings from JOIN’s New Development Manager

JOIN recently hired it’s first full-time development professional. When asked if she’d like to offer a few words of greeting to the JOIN community, our new Development Manager, Ilene Weismehl, had this to say. “I have worked in the non-profit … Read More

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SLP Alumnus Hard at Work in New Jersey Shul

Rabbi Greg Litcofsky, alumnus of JOIN’s Seminary Leadership Project (where rabbinical and cantorial students learn organizing skills through classes, workshops and internships) and current JOIN for Justice board member, recently left Massachusetts to take up a new role at a … Read More

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Farewell from Ellie Axe, Interim Fellowship Director

At the beginning of February, Ellie Axe (Organizing Fellowship c/o 2003) began a transition out her role as JOIN’s interim Fellowship Director and into a new career at a new organization as Director of Operations at Common Impact. We asked … Read More

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Excerpt from “Rabbis in Red Lipstick”

by Dasi Fruchter (Alumna of JOIN’s Seminary Leadership Project)  …Alongside my graduate studies, however, I’ve also chosen recently to embark on a another journey towards social change through spiritual leadership. I’ve enrolled and begun to learn at Yeshivat Maharat, a … Read More

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JOIN Alumni Leading the Fight to Protect Youth Jobs

February 21st marked the latest action by the Youth Jobs Coalition. Comprised of 28 youth and community organizations in Massachusetts and co-founded by JOIN for Justice alumnus Dan Gelbtuch, the YJC has been at the forefront of the fight to … Read More

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