Tag Archives: Fellowship

An Alternative Graduation Speech: Karla Van Praag’s Siyyum Remarks

These remarks were delivered by JOIN for Justice Executive Director, Karla Van Praag, at the 15th Annual Siyyum/Graduation on June 24th, 2013. In this past week’s New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell tells the story of economist Albert O. Hirschman who embraced … Read More

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Justice at JOIN – Fellows Negotiate New Stipend Minimum

From Jennie Msall Current Organizing Fellow and Youth/Family Organizer at St Stephen’s Episcopal Parish Youth Programs Beginning this fall, partner organizations are being asked to hire JOIN Fellows at a salary range of $28,000-$35,000, and to provide health benefits commensurate … Read More

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Fellowship Alums at Real Food Challenge Win Big

This week, Jewish Organizing Fellowship alumni, David Schwartz and Nina Mukherji recorded a significant victory in their organization’s (Real Food Challenge) on-going campaign to bring sustainable and ethical food purchasing to America’s college campuses. Amidst growing demands from college students … Read More

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Greetings from JOIN’s New Interim Fellowship Director

  I moved to Boston in 2009 from Milwaukee, WI in search of deeper Jewish community committed to liberation and celebrating Shabbat at the same time.  I was searching for a place to be a bigger, fuller version of myself. … Read More

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Farewell from Ellie Axe, Interim Fellowship Director

At the beginning of February, Ellie Axe (Organizing Fellowship c/o 2003) began a transition out her role as JOIN’s interim Fellowship Director and into a new career at a new organization as Director of Operations at Common Impact. We asked … Read More

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