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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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Holly Stein on raising her voice for immigrant justice

JOIN for Justice: When we heard that you were arrested and jailed, we shared the information with our supporters.  What led to the arrest, and how long were you in jail? And what was the crime? Holly: Last summer, as … Read More

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Right-sized and Ready to Lead: How Boston’s Never Again Action Actually Happened

You probably don’t know that many of the organizers of last week’s actions involving hundreds of Jewish people standing up against ICE in Boston were directly connected to JOIN for Justice. And they didn’t need you to know – they … Read More

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