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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.

Meeting with Pres. Obama on Immigration

March 19, 2013  |  HIAS Website

Campaigning for inclusion

October 30, 2012  |  Washington Jewish Week
Member of Jews United for Justice shares his connection and commitment to marriage equality and the DREAM Act.

This Thing Called Social Change: Building Support for California’s Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act

October 25, 2012  |  Huffington Post
Johana Gordon, Bend the Arc Bay Area Regional Council Member, writes on budget cuts in California and Prop 30.

Nurturing Rabbis To Pursue Activism

July 24, 2012  |  New York Jewish Week
Article focusing on the increasing importance of Jewish activism — long a phenomenon of the foundation and nonprofit sector — in congregational life with a mention of the Roundtable's formation. 

What is the Jewish Social Justice Agenda?

February 18, 2012  |  Zeek
As Americans, we see a lot of political theater in the Beltway. Yet we rarely see a moment of political theater as melodramatic as the recent congressional show(down) starring the House of Representatives, the debt ceiling, and potentially...

What is the Jewish Social Justice Agenda?

February 18, 2012  |  Zeek Magazine
"The 21 organizations that make up the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, sent these rabbis, lay leaders, community organizers, staff, old and young, women and men, gay and straight to the day long White House briefing. The focus? Housing and...