Anti-Racist Resources for Jews

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Jump To: Everyday Action | Front Line Actions | Jewish Community & JoC-Led Orgs | Resource Sharing ($$$) | Resource Sharing (Goods & Services) | Anti-Racist (Un)Learning Resources | (Un)Learning with Kids | Individuals & Accounts to Follow This is a living document and a work in progress. If you know of other events, opportunities for solidarity, resources, […]

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Who The Folk?! Laura Monn Ginsburg

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For this week’s Who The Folk?! Podcast, we’re going to be handing it off to Enzi Tanner and his podcast Kuumba Hineni. Late last week, Enzi spoke with Laura Monn Ginsburg, a board member of NCJW and former president of NCJW Minnesota, the local chapter here in the Twin Cities. Laura is one of the […]

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Who The Folk?! Naomi Silber

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This past week may have been the hardest Naomi Silber has ever worked. And since her job is development director of Pro-Choice Minnesota, that would make sense. In the wake of the leaked draft of the Supreme Court majority opinion that would seemingly end legal abortion in much of the country, Silber has worked hard […]

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Resources To Help Ukraine

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One week into its war with Ukraine, Russia has bombed civilians, hospitals, and historic city centers, reducing entire areas to rubble and creating a humanitarian crisis. One million refugees have already fled Ukraine. Many Ukrainians are either unwilling or unable to leave as the Ukrainian army fights against Russia’s invasion. Here’s how you can help […]

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Jewish Organizers Helping On Ethics Complaint Against Frey

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In a short period of time late last week, Jewish Community Action members and two partner organizations reached out to ask for the social justice organization’s participation in what is being called “The Residents’ Complaint” – ethics complaints filed against Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey following the shooting death of Amir Locke on Feb. 2. “I […]

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Jew Review: Tzedek Box App

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Nowadays, it seems like there’s an app for everything- ordering food, shopping for clothes, or even telling you what you missed when you go to the restroom during a movie. You can practically do anything you need with just a touch of a button on your phone. Now, there’s an app that takes advantage of […]

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Hennepin County Approves $1M In Anti-Hate Funding

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While the Communities Combatting Hate Coalition didn’t have success in the state legislature getting a hate crimes law passed, the Hennepin County Commissioners stepped into the void. Last week, the commission voted unanimously to $1 million of federal money for “eligible costs, operations, staffing and services to support analysis of hate and bias-motivated incidents in […]

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The Letters Project: A Space For Youth To Wrestle With Israel/Palestine

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One of the most amazing and impactful classes I’ve ever taken.” “A chance to learn from an engaging book, other Jewish teens, and rabbis in the community.” “An amazing opportunity to strengthen support for Israel by learning to critique and disagree with some of its actions.” These are just a few of the comments offered […]

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The Crisis Of Dishonor

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“Who is honored? One who honors others.” –Ben Zoma, Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Sages) The word COVID may be a conjunction of sorts, but the Hebrew Kavod or Kuvid is translated to mean Honor. “Kol haKavod,” Jews have a habit of saying to each other, literally meaning “all of the honor to you.” In the realm of Jewish philanthropy, kuvid is bestowed upon […]

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