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“Checking Our Privilege” and Intersectionality: A JOIN Alum Learns from Jacob

Rabbi Michelle Dardashti is a JOIN leader and an alum of our Seminary Leadership Program. Rabbi Dardashti serves as the Associate University Chaplain to the Jewish Community at Brown University and Rabbi at Brown RISD Hillel. Her essay, “Checking Our … Read More

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JOIN Rabbinical Alumni Key to New York Interfaith Justice Efforts

There is a crisis in East Ramapo, New York schools, and the newly-formed Rockland Clergy for Social Justice has been making an impact as the interfaith groups fights for a more just public education system. Active in the group is … Read More

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JOIN Selected as Top Innovative Jewish Organization

We are delighted to let you know that JOIN has been selected as one of the country’s top innovative Jewish organizations! For the second year in a row! Released today, the 10th annual Slingshot Guide names JOIN as one of … Read More

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How I Came to Community Organizing: A Testimonial

This article was originally posted by the Rabbinical Assembly on Mar 24, 2014 By Wayne Franklin, Temple Emanu-El, Providence, Rhode Island All I knew about Community Organizing was what I read in Barack Obama’s book, Dreams From My Father. At … Read More

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Kosher For Passover Fair Trade Chocolate. Because We Were Slaves In Egypt.

This article was originally posted in the Sun Sentinel on March 17th, 2014. Jews give out apples and honey on Rosh Hashanah for a sweet new year. On Purim, members of Congregation Shaarei Kodesh in Boca Raton will give each other, family and … Read More

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