The Latest from From the Field

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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America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis of 2016

An Inside Look JOIN for Justice was proud to learn that six alumni of our clergy training programs were listed in The Jewish Daily Forward’s list of 32 of America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis of 2016. The six alumni are: Rabbi Noah Zvi … Read More

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