Four hundred Jews, Muslims, and others attended a public Passover “Seder in the Streets” on the steps of New York City Hall, organized by JFREJ.
On Tuesday, March 12th, Jewish Voices Together organized “Wake Up for Religious Tolerance,” a Rosh Hodesh minyan solidarity action in support Women of the Wall. Hundreds crowed into Town and Village Synagogue, the rain space. (You can read Sigal Samuel’s coverage of the event at Open Zion Daily here.) One of the folks in attendance […]
… and sadly, this is not related to Agriprocessors. From our friends at the Jewish Labor Committee. If you happen to be near Brooklyn today, near 4pm, stop by: WHO: IWW Workers at Flaum Appetizing kosher food supplier fired en masse for supporting fired fellow worker. WHAT: Protest and Press Conference WHEN: Thursday, June 19, […]
Yesterday, Jewish supporters of Black Lives Matter marched into Grand Central to support the family of Ramarley Graham, killed five years ago by police.
One of the most important needs of the Jewish community is open spaces for discussion and dialogue about Judaism, Zionism and Israel. Such spaces were created in the last year, some by campus-based activists and others by ‘leftist’ peace activists. One such open space is the Creative Zionist Circle, which ipso facto limits its discussions […]
Looking for an opportunity for full time study in an egalitarian setting? Yeshivat Hadar in New York City offers a chance for both summer and year ’round study for women and men to study together – and you even get a living stipend. I’ve been to a bunch of classes, lectures, and more than a […]
Oct 29th 2006 Y-Love featuring Jake Break & dj handler with very special guest Yuri Lane @ Midway 25 Ave B b/w 2nd and 3rd st. doors at 8pm $8 with RSVP (email [email protected]) or $10 at the door To listen to the mixtape, click here now! and, for you alterna-speakers in the audience: and […]
My beard is a constant source of conversation (especially with my mother). So when I saw an article in Commentary titled “Why Beards?” you can bet my interest was peaked. In the article, Meir Soloveichik examines the Jewish beard, from its biblical origins to modern America. Wherever we look, writes Kass, “we see in Egypt […]
The annual Celebrate Israel Day Run & Cheryl Diamond NYC 5K SCHLEP: Breast and Ovarian Cancer Run / Walk is the only Jewish 5k run / walk for breast and ovarian cancer research and treatment in the world. This event brings together hundreds of participants from the New York tristate area, ranging in age from […]
Jewschool is proud to partner with the first Jews of Color National Convening on May 1-3 in NYC and to host a series written by Jews of color about their movement for greater racial justice within and by the American Jewish community.