The Latest from Alumni At Large

Will Your Synagogue Be a Club or a Cause?

This piece by Rabbi Joshua Rabin (an alum of JOIN for Justice’s Seminary Leadership Project)  was originally published on eJewish Philantrhopy.  (Photo source: pixabay) I love going to the gym. Each day, I take an hour to get my heart pumping … Read More

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Fighting for Environmental Justice in Massachusetts

Kate Rafey (Jewish Organizing Fellow ‘12-’13) interviewed Joel Wool (Jewish Organizing Fellow ‘12-’13) and wrote this story. Joel Wool (Jewish Organizing Fellow‘12-’13) may work in the environmental movement to change policies and impact state governance, but he stays for the … Read More

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Winning Change at Ramsay Park

We are excited to share a major organizing victory that Jewish Organizing Fellowship Alum Sarah O‘Connor (’14-15) won with her teen organizers at St. Stephen’s Youth Programs in Boston’s South End. Last spring, St. Stephen’s teen organizers decided that their … Read More

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Fighting for 15

This beautiful d’var torah was written by Salem Pearce, a rabbinical student at Hebrew College and a participant in our online course Don’t Kvetch Organize!  It originally appeared on Salem’s blog No Power In The ‘Verse. On Tuesday afternoon, I skipped my … Read More

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Local Fish, University Dining Halls, and the Power of the JOIN Network

“When I started my JOIN placement at the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance a year ago, I thought I’d be on my own up in Gloucester organizing fishermen, not in the middle of a web of JOINiks,” says recent JOIN alumna … Read More

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