Tag Archives: Alumni

On Bridging the Gap

By Rabbi Elan Babchuck, alum of the Seminary Leadership Project, rabbi at Temple Emanu-El in Providence, Rhode Island, and former community organizer in LA. Rabbi Babchuck reflects on the profound potential of the community organizing training JOIN for Justice led for 43 Conservative … Read More

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A Rabbi’s Dream Comes to Life at JOIN’s Rabbinical Assembly Training

Rabbi David Baum, of Congregation Shaarei Kodesh in Boca Raton, FL and alum of the Seminary Leadership Project, reflects on feeling profoundly inspired after a powerful JOIN training with the Rabbinical Assembly: “I returned late Tuesday night from a conference … Read More

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The BackStory: Lauren Spokane’s Organizing Journey

Complete this sentence: Power comes from organized people and organized ________. Welcome to The BackStory, a peek into JOIN’s Jewish Organizer Network. The BackStory introduces members of the passionate and creative network of people who are using JOIN’s community organizing … Read More

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ECCO fights for raising the minimum wage

Led by JOIN alum and Essex County Community Organization Director, Dan Lesser, ECCO had a multi-issue Action assembly on Immigration Reform, Raising the minimum wage and Criminal justice reform in early June 2013. Over 400 people came out on a … Read More

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Fellowship Alum’s Org Wins Support for Immigration Reform

Dan Lesser (Jewish Organizing Fellowship c/o 2009), the Executive Director of ECCO (Essex County Community Organization) was part of winning a big victory for immigration reform on April 20th when Congressman John Tierney pledged his commitment to a path to citizenship … Read More

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