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Behind-the-Scenes of the Empower Fellowship

In partnership with Combined Jewish Philanthropies, this fall JOIN for Justice launched a new initiative as part of the Jewish Organizing Fellowship for Jews with disabilities, called the Empower Fellowship. As part of this initiative, Empower Fellows, their Placements, and … Read More

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Karla’s Siyyum Welcome: Blessings on Becoming

Below is the welcome that Karla Van Praag, JOIN’s Executive Director, gave at the opening of our 21st Siyyum Graduation about the theme, “Blessings on Becoming.” We were walking back from the library in April, Aitana and I, carrying a … Read More

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Siyyum Graduation 2019: Blessings on Becoming

  On June 24th, around 200 people gathered to celebrate our 15 graduating Jewish Organizing Fellows at our Siyyum Graduation. The evening was a beautiful gathering to support our graduating 2018-2019 Jewish Organizing Fellows, with family and friends coming from … Read More

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DAME publishes “The Case for Civil Disobedience,” article penned by JOIN alum

On July 2, I was one of 18 Jews arrested in Boston for shutting down the South Bay Detention Center, and one of over 100 people arrested across the country protesting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the migrant detention … Read More

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Alum Harry Weissman featured in Bill Protects Parents with Disabilities in Custody Cases

Alum Harry Weissman was featured in Bill Protects Parents with Disabilities in Custody Cases published in The Herald News On Thursday, July 25, 2019.

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