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Siyyum Graduation 2017: When We Rise Up

On June 26th, more than 170 people gathered to celebrate with the 14 Fellows at JOIN for Justice’s Siyyum Graduation.  The evening was an incredible gathering to support our graduating 2017 Jewish Organizing Fellows. (Pictured above: The graduating fellows leading a song) … 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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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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Welcoming our ’15-’16 Jewish Organizing Fellows!

This past Labor Day weekend we welcomed our newest class of Jewish Organizing Fellows to their opening retreat. Our 11 Fellows met for four days in Stoughton, Massachusetts to begin building relationships with each other and kick off the year. The … Read More

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Grappling With the Intersections Between Racism and Anti-Semitism

Two weeks ago, 35 young Jewish leaders came together for a powerful workshop exploring the Intersections of Racism and Anti-Semitism. Organized by JOIN’s Alumni Steering Committee, and co-led by Cherie Brown of the National Coalition Building Institute and Dove Kent … Read More

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