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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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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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The Spirit of Justice

Our Clergy Fellows gathered at Pearlstone Center this November to begin their 18-month journey into deeper community organizing. Here are some of their personal stories and torah. Rabbi Lydia Medwin of The Temple in Atlanta, Georgia, on her synagogue’s historic … Read More

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Powerful Stories of Change-Makers

On October 20th, JOIN hosted “Celebrating Change-Makers,” an event in NYC featuring incredible JOIN leaders who have utilized what they learned from JOIN training to make change in their communities.  We had 55 people join us to celebrate Sukkot and listen … Read More

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