Tag Archives: Broad based organizing

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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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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Alumna Makes the News Organizing for Change in Philly

Alumnae Cecily Harwitt, Liz Manlin and Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann have been hard at work organizing congregants in Philadelphia to stand up and demand a living wage for workers at Philadelphia International Airport and a more democratic and transparent school system … Read More

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Building Jewish Power in Philadelphia

Two months ago, a story was posted on this website about alumna Cecily Harwitt working through POWER (Philadelphians Organized to Witness Empower and Rebuild) to build Jewish power in the Philadelphia area and bring more synagogues into the larger broad-based … Read More

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