Purim is a great holiday full of fun and contemplation—in good ol’ Jewish fashion, we retell an important story of our people (with sound effects), are able to rejoice in our freedom (in costumes), and are expected to give to our friends (mishloah manot) and the poor (matanot l’evyonim), not to mention the ge
Jewish Social Justice Roundtable members have been leaders in the faith community fighting for marriage equality for years, even as many faith traditions remained silent or actively opposed equality.
Mazel Tov to all of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable organizations that made the grade in the Jewish Organization Equality Index. The JSJR orgs that got the highest score of "inclusion" were:
American Jewish World Service
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
Jews United for Justice
JOIN for Justice
National Council of Jewish Women
New Israel Fund
Rabbis for Human Rights
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
This is an excerpt from an article posted on Keshet’s blog on myjewishlearning.com. Go there to read the full piece.
Jewish Community Action members attended the Twin Cities Pride Parade on June 17th, with other local Jewish organizations. Check out more pictures.