Tag Archives: Action

Endurance + Authority = Power

In between Passover and the holiday of Shavuot which celebrates the Jewish people’s acceptance of the ten commandments, many Jews observe a seven-week period of counting called the Omer. The idea of counting each day represents spiritual preparation and anticipation … Read More

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Power to Act for Change

JOIN alumni founded and led YMORE (Youth of Massachusetts Organizing for a Reformed Economy) is taking action! Teens from across Greater Boston will put elected leaders on the spot and demand that they stand for youth priorities: Youth Health, Youth Jobs, Environmental Justice, … Read More

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A Paper Cup

There was a paper cup sitting on the back of the water fountain. To most people, it was litter. To me, it was a sign that there were other Orthodox or traditionally observant Jews at the JOIN for Justice National … Read More

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Making Schools Better in New Bedford

Last spring, JOIN alumni Dan Lesser and Liz Aeschlimann’s work with the United Interfaith Action (UIA) to agitate, inspire, and develop leadership in New Bedford was met with success. The UIA proposed that New Bedford restructure the school system by creating … Read More

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