Author Archives: Rebecca Herst

David Schwartz is fighting for food justice

This is the second profile in a series highlighting the work Jewish Organizing Fellows and alumni are doing to fight for justice. David Schwartz, current Fellow: David Schwartz came to the Jewish Organizing Fellowship a year after landing a job … Read More

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Joanna Lubkin is fighting to act on Jewish values

This is the first profile in a series highlighting the work Jewish Organizing Fellows and alumni are doing to fight for justice. Joanna Lubkin, alumnus 08-09: When Joanna Lubkin began college at Clark University, she was in love with Jewish … Read More

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What will you fight for?

Jewish Organizing Fellows and alumni are doing impressive work on a wide range of issues. From education reform to fighting foreclosures to finding ways to live out their Jewish values, they are fighting for a change, one campaign at a … Read More

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Andrew Cohen and Hot Molasses Rock Out for Justice

Andrew (with the green bass) rocks out with the band. Photo courtesy of Hot Molasses. This is an excerpt of a blog written by Leah Koenig for the Repair the World blog. Check out the rest of the post here! … Read More

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Thanks to organizing $8 million in Mass budget for youth jobs

There are a number of alumni and Fellows who have been working on youth organizing in the City of Boston and also out in the suburbs.  Dan Gelbtuch, JOI 07-08 said “After making a commitment at the Youth Issues Forum … Read More

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