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What Happened When I Went On Sabbatical

After ten years as Executive Director of JOIN for Justice and twenty-five years in the work world without a break, I had the rare opportunity to have a sabbatical last year. When I tell most people about having had a … Read More

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Strong Leadership and Courageous Action

When the phone began to ring off the hook after the November 2016 election with calls from rabbis and cantors, trained by JOIN, looking to strategize, it became evident that our rabbinic and cantorial alumni would need particular and different … Read More

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When Two Fellows Come Together, A National Campaign Emerges

JOIN Fellows Bar and Carly share how they collaborated together on a deportation defense that became a national campaign. Bar: I met Carly during match day for JOIN when we sat at the same table waiting anxiously to interview with … Read More

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New Jersey Rabbis Demand Gun Action During Hanukkah

This past December, rabbis from the New Jersey cohort of the Clergy Fellowship partnered with Jersey City Together on a major call to action which brought more than 500 people, including Jersey City’s Mayor Steven M. Fulp, to a Baptist … Read More

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Siyyum Graduation 2017: When We Rise Up

On June 26th, more than 170 people gathered to celebrate with the 14 Fellows at JOIN for Justice’s Siyyum Graduation.  The evening was an incredible gathering to support our graduating 2017 Jewish Organizing Fellows. (Pictured above: The graduating fellows leading a song) … Read More

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