Tag Archives: Community

On Bridging the Gap

By Rabbi Elan Babchuck, alum of the Seminary Leadership Project, rabbi at Temple Emanu-El in Providence, Rhode Island, and former community organizer in LA. Rabbi Babchuck reflects on the profound potential of the community organizing training JOIN for Justice led for 43 Conservative … Read More

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Weaving Community

I am a current Fellow at JOIN for Justice. By day (and, of course, some nights!) I work as a union organizer at Boston Medical Center, building a group of physician leaders to advocate for health justice in the communities … Read More

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A Paper Cup

There was a paper cup sitting on the back of the water fountain. To most people, it was litter. To me, it was a sign that there were other Orthodox or traditionally observant Jews at the JOIN for Justice National … Read More

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Pictures from the 2010 JOI Siyyum/Graduation

Here are some photos taken at the JOI Siyyum and Graduation a couple weeks ago by Maglen Kaiser.  It was an inspiring afternoon full of storytelling and celebration. Thanks to everyone who was able to join us!

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Community Garden at Clarendon Hill Public Housing Development.

Thanks to the organizing Rachel Bedick JOI ‘09 has done, there’s going to be a new community garden at the Clarendon Hill Public Housing Development. In December, the Housing Authority granted the committee Rachel has been working with 1,575 square … Read More

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