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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."

The Jewish Push for Immigration Reform: A Q & A with Abby Levine

April 10, 2013  |  Zeek Magazine
"Behind the scenes, the 33-year-old Abby Levine of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable is forging new ground bringing different Jewish groups together."

The issues really motivating US Jews to vote

April 9, 2013  |  Jerusalem Post
Director of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, Abby Levine writes about Jewish priorties at the voting booth. "Israel faces serious threats to its security, and I want answers. But I also want to know how candidates are going to create more jobs...

Four Questions On Immigration Reform: A Passover Reflection

March 26, 2013  |  Huffington Post
Earlier this week, Jewish families throughout the world sat down at their dinner tables to celebrate Passover. As we do each year at this time, we recounted the exodus story that defines our past, shapes our present and inspires our future. It is...

We Were All Immigrants

March 22, 2013  |  Huffington Post
Director of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, Abby Levine, writes on immigration, Jewish identity and current fights for immigration reform. 

NC scraps proposed pink-striped license for some

March 21, 2013  |  ABC News
Video about the role rabbis playied in North Carolina's  decision to abandoning its plan to issue pink-striped driver's licenses to certain illegal immigrants, beset by mounting criticism of the specially designed IDs.