Meet JCUA’s 2016 Summer Interns

Categories: About JCUA, Educational Programs, Guest Blog Posts, Human Rights, JCUA Events, JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements, Jewish Community, Other

By Andie Linker JCUA Intern JCUA has 3 dynamic individuals joining our team for the summer! Keep on reading to get to know them a little better. Ethan Ramsay Ethan hails from Oak Park, Illinois and currently attends Carleton College, where he studies history. He is passionate about theater and recently directed a play entitled …

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Always the Stranger

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On  April 11, Northwestern Hillel’s Executive Director and JCUA Member Michael Simon spoke at JCUA’s 2016 Freedom and Justice Seder: The 11th Plague – Standing Against Islamophobia. In celebration of Passover this week, we are honored to share his inspiring presentation in full. By Michael Simon I am the Executive Director of Northwestern Hillel, the center and catalyst for …

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See Something, Say Something

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Illinois State Budget Crisis Continues Join JCUA in Springfield on January 27! By Lisa Bendoff JCUA Member I’m writing this post as Illinois slogs into its sixth month without a budget. Governor Rauner, aided by a divided legislature, seems to be showing a tremendous indifference towards the citizens of his state. Illinois’ residents are being pushed …

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Members Make A Difference

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By Randi Stern JCUA Member The day after Randi presented this reflection, the University of Chicago announced they would open a Level I Adult Trauma Center on their campus. You can read the coalition’s statement about the announcement here. It has been quite an inspiring and educational year for me to be a member of …

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