Author Archives: Jonathon Leiner

In Conversation with Miles Meth

Miles Meth, JOIN Jewish Organizing Fellowship alum ’16-17 After years of organizing, Harvard graduate students voted to unionize. Miles Meth, organizer with Harvard Graduate Students Union – United Auto Workers, was instrumental in helping achieve this landmark victory. We caught … Read More

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May Day, May Day, May Day

by Rachel Plattus May Day is International Workers’ Day – a day of solidarity and resistance. In Puerto Rico, thousands of community members took to the street united against cuts to retirement benefits, rollbacks of labor laws, school closures, and … Read More

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Turning up the heat on ICE

JOIN Clergy Fellow Rabbi Batsheva Meiri on ABC News 13 in Asheville, NC The tradition of strong women of faith leading on justice work in North Carolina runs deep. So its no surprise that in response to a series of … Read More

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Anger to Action: Youth Organizing Against Gun Violence Training in Montclair, NJ

JOIN is deeply moved by the youth organizing and mobilizing nationwide in response to gun violence. On March 11, JOIN’s New Jersey Clergy Fellowship cohort, led by Rabbi Elliott Tepperman, sponsored a community organizing training to support teens from their … Read More

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“Time’s Up Wendy’s March”: Action for Coalition of Immokalee Workers

by Hannah Silverfine I hate sitting still. And spending 12 hours on a bus in one day is not fun for anyone. But that was far from my mind when I signed up for the Northeast bus to New York … Read More

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