Tag Archives: Community
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
I am a current Fellow at JOIN for Justice. By day (and, of course, some nights!) I work as a union organizer at Boston Medical Center, building a group of physician leaders to advocate for health justice in the communities … Read More
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
Pictures from the 2010 JOI Siyyum/Graduation
Here are some photos taken at the JOI Siyyum and Graduation a couple weeks ago by Maglen Kaiser. It was an inspiring afternoon full of storytelling and celebration. Thanks to everyone who was able to join us!
Community Garden at Clarendon Hill Public Housing Development.
Thanks to the organizing Rachel Bedick JOI ‘09 has done, there’s going to be a new community garden at the Clarendon Hill Public Housing Development. In December, the Housing Authority granted the committee Rachel has been working with 1,575 square … Read More