My Jewish Social Justice Manifesto

Categories: Organizing Fellowship
My Judaism grounds me in tradition, teaches me about myself, and motivates me to mobilize for social justice. Even during periods when I felt disconnected from organized Jewish life, finding Jewish community in organizers, advocates, and students made me feel at home. Jewish tradition and community are fundamental parts of how I understand my identity. …

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Love Letter to Chicago

Categories: Organizing Fellowship
As a JCUA organizing fellow, I spent the past year building and growing my skills when it comes to organizing and activism in local, community settings. As I reflect on what it means to do social justice work, and as I transition from a JCUA organizing fellow to a full-fledged member, I’ve begun to understand …

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Getting Involved On A Deeper Level

Categories: Guest Blog Posts, JCUA Campaigns, Organizing Fellowship
My involvement with the JCUA Organizing Fellowship has given me the opportunity to not only engage in dialogue about social justice, but to be involved on a deeper level. On February 26, I was able to participate in Purim Immigration Action in the Spirit of Esther at the Federal Building. This experience was an incredible …

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