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SEA (Study, Engage, Act) Change

Study * Engage * Act * Change By Karen Herron Image Description: A blue wave on an orange background  curing toward the text “SEA CHANGE Study | Engage | Act”. As individuals and institutions increasingly strive to understand their roles … 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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Amendment 4 in Florida passes, restoring voting rights to 1.4 million Floridians

Six weeks ago 1.4 million Floridians could not vote due to a felony disenfranchisement provision in the Florida state constitution, a law dating back to the Jim Crow era. But, on November 6, 2018, the historic Amendment 4 was passed, … Read More

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The Pledge

Micha Thau is a senior at the Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles, and is a gay orthodox Jewish teen. Through his internship at Eshel, an organization which works to create community and acceptance for LGBTQ Jews and their families in … Read More

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JOIN Alum Launches ClergyClimateAction.org

We asked Rabbi Shoshana Friedman (Jewish Organizing Fellowship alum, Class of 2006) about her work organizing as a rabbi to fight climate change.  Here’s what she had to share.    (Pictured: Rabbi Shoshana Friedman reading the Torah at a West … Read More

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