Grounding, Guilt-Free Gelt, & Goats: DJJ Staff's Experiences at the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable Network Assembly
November 19, 2017 | Detroit Jews for Justice
That feeling when you meet your Jewish social justice movement role models... DJJ staff attended the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable Network Assembly at Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center last week.
June 26, 2017 | EJewish Philanthropy
Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah has announced a significant 2-year grant to the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable (JSJR), launching the implementation of the Roundtable’s new multi-year commitment to racial justice and racial equity as an...
May 23, 2017 | JTA
Abby Levine, who directs the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, an umbrella organization for Jewish groups that pursue a largely liberal agenda, said the scandals were relieving pressure on her constituent groups. “The scandals of the past few weeks...
January 24, 2017 | JTA
A range of liberal Jewish groups took part in the Women’s March, which drew more than 3 million people to streets across the country to protest Trump’s policies and advocate for women’s rights and civil rights. And like the organizers of the march,...
January 20, 2017 | Times of Israel
“I’m excited to march as a Jewish woman because I think in this very scary confusing moment, it is important to make it clear that we as Jews are both standing up to protect vulnerable populations and are also being visible as Jews. That we are...
November 1, 2016 | Huffington Post
I’ve now begun the Jewish New Year firmly committed to five resolutions that are not necessarily new, but that will require unrelenting attention to keep in the foreground. I offer them here for consideration by others to adopt as well:
October 28, 2016 | Jewish Journal
The influence of Hoenlein and the conference’s have waned because “there are many more tables” in Jewish life than there used to be, said Rabbi Jill Jacobs, executive director of T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights. Her organization is a...
August 21, 2016 | JTA
It’s too much to expect immigrants to arrive with an outlook that is fully compatible with American values, said Abby Levine, the director of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, an alliance of groups with an agenda that includes immigration...
July 28, 2016 | JTA
27 Jewish social justice organizations penned a forceful open letter imploring political candidates to put an end to the racism, anti-Semitism and xenophobia they say has emerged in this year’s campaign.
July 28, 2016 | Huffington Post
“The normalization of hate speech cannot become a reality in the United States,” the letter said. “It is vital that all people of goodwill stand in solidarity against bigotry and intolerance.”