Let me ask you something…is all chocolate created equally? Here are two pieces of gelt – they look the same – but are they different? If one was .50 cents, and one $1.50, which one would you choose, and what would be the reason for that choice? Usually, it’s taste and sometimes it might be kashruth. As Jews, we pay more for kosher meat than non-kosher meat, but should there be other factors, like how the product is made, or by whom? Should this be a factor? Does it get a veto or a vote?
Wednesday, December 4th - 'Fast For Families' Community Tent on the National Mall, Washington, DC (3rd and Jefferson, SW)5:00pm
Fixing our nation’s broken immigration system is an economic and moral imperative, and we have the opportunity to help make it happen. As the House Majority Leader, Representative Eric Cantor (R-VA) has the power to push for the vote that would make comprehensive immigration reform a reality.
As the United States continues to struggle with a broken immigration system, six members of the House of Representatives with Jewish backgrounds are sharing their family's immigration stories. By sharing their stories, these Congresspeople are humanizing the issue of immigration and reminding us of the values at the foundation of American society.
There are many positions open this month at a Jewish Social Justice Organization near you! Work in our movement! See our full list below! Jews for Racial and Economic Justice is seeking a Development Intern in NYC.
The Jewish Social Justice Roundtable is seeking your support in getting the word out about our video aimed at Jewish and faith communities. Please share it!
Check out all of these great jobs, fellowships and internships open at your favorite Jewish social justice organizations! National Council of Jewish Women is seeking a Development Associate and a Director of Development in NYC. Jews United for Justice is seeking a Paid Sick Days for All Campaign Organizer in DC.
This piece was originially published on AVODAH's blog and is republished with permission.
September 12, 2013 12:30-1:30pm EST An organizations-only webinar introducing the Jewish Social Change Matching Fund with Abby Levine, director of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, and JFN. Nonprofit leaders and fundraisers will learn about eligibility requirements, and how they can apply to the Fund.
Wondering what our community is doing on immigration this summer? Here's a round-up of much of the work happening as well as some media articles showcasing our field.