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Spirit, History, and Community: Reflections on the JOIN Fellowship

This blog post is written by Jewish Organizing Fellow Danny Blinderman.   In 1963 Joachim Prinz, a Rabbi and President of the American Jewish Congress, addressed the March on Washington. He spoke, in his words, both as an American and … 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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Transforming Synagogue Culture in Baltimore: An Interview with Leaders at Oheb Shalom

In the 2010 Greater Baltimore Jewish Community Study, 46% of the Baltimore Jewish community reported that they felt Jewish organizations were “remote” or “not relevant.”  In response to this survey, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore chartered a diverse … Read More

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With my eyes I can take everything from you: Rededicating ourselves to seeing Black lives

This piece by rabbinical student Josh Weisman was originally published on State of Formation. Chanukah is a festival of lights, which makes it an opportunity to reflect on what we see and how we see it. The rituals of Chanukah … Read More

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