Author Archives: JOIN for Justice

An Interview with Chloe Zelkha

Chloe Zelkha is an alumna of the 2013-2014 Jewish Organizing Fellowship. When asked about the benefits of her experience as a Fellow, she said she valued the emphasis on building strong, sustaining relationships to do social justice work. She also … Read More

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What Happened When I Went On Sabbatical

After ten years as Executive Director of JOIN for Justice and twenty-five years in the work world without a break, I had the rare opportunity to have a sabbatical last year. When I tell most people about having had a … Read More

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Apply to Become a Placement Organization

JOIN is currently seeking dynamic social justice organizations to partner with us by hosting a Jewish Organizing Fellow in the 2019-2020 academic year. Past and current partners include unions, issue-based organizations, Community Development Corporations, neighborhood organizations, and broad-based or interfaith organizations. Deadline to apply to be … Read More

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Strong Leadership and Courageous Action

When the phone began to ring off the hook after the November 2016 election with calls from rabbis and cantors, trained by JOIN, looking to strategize, it became evident that our rabbinic and cantorial alumni would need particular and different … Read More

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When Two Fellows Come Together, A National Campaign Emerges

JOIN Fellows Bar and Carly share how they collaborated together on a deportation defense that became a national campaign. Bar: I met Carly during match day for JOIN when we sat at the same table waiting anxiously to interview with … Read More

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