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WE ARE 57 ORGANIZATIONS PURSUING SOCIAL JUSTICE FROM A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE

February Job Roundup

By Hannah Weilbacher
It's a crucial time to be fighting for social justice. If this fight takes you to starting or growing your career in the field of Jewish Social Justice, check out some... Read more...

9 reasons why you should just write that Op-Ed

By Hannah Weilbacher
This election season, the Roundtable wants YOU to write an Op-Ed from your perspective, raising up issues of justice that you care about. Here are 9 reasons why you should: Read more...

Jewish Social Justice Roundtable Responses to Executive Order on Refugees

By Hannah Weilbacher
Several Jewish Social Justice Roundtable organizations have made statements condemning the executive order banning refugee resettlement and immigration. Read more...
RT : .: We stand with marginalized communities across the United States because it's what Jews do and have always done
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Two Featured Roundtable Organizations

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In 2015, Bend the Arc expanded our grassroots network of chapters and affiliates to 14 cities across the country, doubled the size of our online audience of activists, and Bend the Arc Jewish Action launched the first Jewish PAC focused on progressive domestic issues. Building on this growth, we spoke out against xenophobic rhetoric in the election, reaching more than 2 million people with our first TV ad, and we took on — and stopped — three “religious freedom” bills that would have allowed for rampant LGBTQ discrimination.
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In March, we unanimously passed our resolution on "The Rights of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals", becoming the largest American clergy association to take such a stand.  Then, in August and September, we participated in the NAACP America's Journey for Justice, as over 200 Rabbis took turns and carried a Torah scroll over 1,000 miles from Selma, AL to Washington, DC.  Lastly, to close out our year, we celebrated the President's executive action on gun violence, which seems heavily influenced by MetroIAF's "Do Not Stand Idly By" Campaign, in whose senior leadership and...