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Jewish Americans, Get On Board the Immigration Reform Train

November 6, 2013  |  Daily Beast
With the lifting of the U.S. government shutdown, social activists are back to pressing for legislative change. This week, the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable released a document called “A Congress of Immigrants” in which a handful of Jewish...

Ruth Messinger and Marilyn Sneiderman Are Odd Couple of Jewish Social Justice

November 6, 2013  |  The Forward
Besides using each other as sounding boards, Sneiderman and Messinger also rely on a mutual network both formal and informal. Formally, they are both part of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, a coalition of different social justice organizations...

Digging up Eric Cantor’s immigrant ancestry

November 1, 2013  |  JTA
How did House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s forebears end up in America? The Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, an assemblage of liberal-leaning groups, has some answers. 

Hineni: Here I am for immigration reform

October 8, 2013  |  Washington Jewish Week
Inspired by the Jewish history of immigration, the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable produced an online video, Hineni: Here I Am. The Roundtable, a network of Jewish organizations working to elevate social justice to the center of Jewish life,...

National Council for Jewish Women Official Arrested at Capital Sit In

September 30, 2013  |  The Forward
The Washington director of the National Council of Jewish Women was among those arrested during an immigration reform sit-in at the U.S. Capitol. Sammie Moshenberg represented NCJW and the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, an alliance 26 domestic...

New viral video urges American Jews to heed the call of social justice

September 12, 2013  |  Haaretz
The Jewish Social Justice Roundtable launched a call to action under the title Hineni via a short video on an issue close to the hearts of American Jews: immigration reform.

Collaborating on immigration reform

July 1, 2013  |  Jewish Journal
The idea for collaboration among local Jewish organizations came from a 2009 meeting of leaders from 18 national Jewish social justice organizations who gathered in Boston to share ideas, resources and have a visioning conversation, Solitt noted. "...

Building on History: An Interview on Social Justice and Religious Liberty with Nancy Kaufman

June 28, 2013  |  Center for American Progress
Interview with Nancy Kaufman. Nancy is the CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women, or NCJW, a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideas into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice...

Group Weaves Jewish Themes into Training for Social Justice Leaders

May 20, 2013  |  Chronicle of Philanthropy
This article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy discusses the impact of Bend the Arc's Selah Leadership Program has had on the Roundtable. 

Jewish groups join rally for immigrants

April 11, 2013  |  JTA
"Carrying signs reading “Don’t Deport My Bubbe” and “What Would Moses Do?,” Jewish demonstrators representing several organizations participated in the Rally for Citizenship in Washington."

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