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JOIN partner and trainer Nahma Nadich share reflections of An American Teshuvah

How might we approach our teshuvah as American Jews in 2019? How might we pursue justice, knowing that we will never fully attain this elusive goal?  As American and as Jews, how can we set about to achieve what Coates … Read More

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Alum Emilia Diamant on Life After Being A Professional Jew

Jewish Organizing Fellowship alum Emilia Diamant (’13) shares her reflections on her time as a “Jewish Professional” in relation to her Jewish identity. You can read more here!

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JOF Alum Ari Fertig discusses Jews in the Labor Movement

“Now is the time for a revitalized labor movement — and Jews have to be a part of it. If Jews are to be true to their values, history, and law, then we must support labor rights for all.” Check … Read More

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SLP alum Rabbanit Dasi Fruchter opens new synagogue in South Philly

“‘Come on in,’ she called to passersby peering through windows and the open door.” Rabbanit Dasi Fruchter, alum of JOIN’s Seminary Leadership Project, is starting a Modern Orthodox synagogue called South Philadelphia Shtiebel, which the Philadelphia Inquirer featured as part of their … Read More

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JOIN Board Member Rabbi Stephanie Kolin Takes Action Against ICE

“While Lander had attended one of the first Never Again Action demonstrations outside an ICE detention facility in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in July, for Rabbi Stephanie Kolin, who leads the historic Union Temple of Brooklyn, Sunday’s Amazon sit-in was her … Read More

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