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Jewish Immigration Advocates Push Eric Cantor To Support Broad Reforms

February 21, 2014  |  The Forward
Some Jewish activists believe that they may have found a pathway to the GOP side of the aisle. Their tactic: play the Jewish card on the sole Jewish Republican in Congress, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. In a communal event held in Cantor’s...

Social Justice Is Not Just for Americans

January 22, 2014  |  The Forward
At the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, a recent gathering of Jewish social justice organization, Rabbi David Rosenn of the New Israel Fund and I co-led a conversation about how the situation in Israel influences our domestic justice work, and vice...

End of Congress’ year brings odd reversal on Jewish priorities

January 22, 2014  |  JTS
Abby Levine, director of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, a coalition of 26 Jewish domestic policy groups that advocates for paths to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, said the prospect of immigration reform was bolstered this year by...

14 Jewish Women To Watch in 2014

January 6, 2014  |  The Forward
Abby Levine — Abby heads the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, which brings together many progressive Jewish organizations to inspire solidarity and collective action. In 2014, the relatively new coalition will be striving to make its voice heard...

Jewish group to Eric Cantor: Remember your Lithuanian grandmother

November 6, 2013  |  The Jerusalem Post
Group makes appeal to Jewish top Republican ahead of vote on immigration reform.

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...