Ben Murane, aka Kung Fu Jew, is President and a Senior Editor of Jewschool and has spent ten years with the most innovative Jewish initiatives at the intersections of Israel, justice, prayer, and young leadership. He is a Dorot Fellow alumnus and a martial arts practitioner.
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Today a provider of post-Birthright programs called on alumni to oppose today's historic Iran deal. And this isn't their first time promoting extreme views.
Diaspora supporters of African asylum seekers in Israel applaud the release of community leader Mutasim Ali -- but warn the overall situation is worsening.
Check out the summer 2015 course listings for this funky Hebrew learners collective in Tel Aviv!
Sarah Silverman shares a photo in support of her sister's participation in "Rabbis to Holot," a campaign for African asylum seeker rights in Israel.
The most inspiring opening speech of the new Knesset was given by a surprising source: Ayman Odeh, head of the United Arab List, Israel's third largest party.
New resources on the Baltimore riots for rabbis, including texts and sermon tips, by Jews United for Justice.
Check out this new site collecting #BlackLivesMatter resources for Jewish communities.
Applications now open for the Zeitler Fellowship of the National Havurah Committee's Summer Institute. Deadline May 11th.
This year's best social justice additions to your Passover seder: #BlackLivesMatter, Selma, campus sexual assault, child hunger, Israel-Palestine, and more.
Congress just reintroduced the International Violence Against Women Act -- and American Jewish World Service (AJWS) needs your voice to pass it.