Tag Archives: Change

Dylan Kaufman-Obstler’s 5th Graders Get Locked Out of Burger King

We’re proud of current JOIN Fellow, Dylan Kaufman-Obstler, and the 5th grade class at the Boston Workmen’s Circle Center for Jewish Culture and Social Justice! On Sunday, January 12th, Workmen’s Circle fifth-grade students became the newest champions in the fight for … Read More

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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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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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The BackStory: Stephanie Ruskay’s Organizing Journey

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 tools to make social change and work for justice. Let’s get … Read More

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An Alternative Graduation Speech: Karla Van Praag’s Siyyum Remarks

These remarks were delivered by JOIN for Justice Executive Director, Karla Van Praag, at the 15th Annual Siyyum/Graduation on June 24th, 2013. In this past week’s New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell tells the story of economist Albert O. Hirschman who embraced … Read More

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