One of the #SanctuaryHomes signs

NYC Offers Domestic Workers–Documented and Undocumented Alike–An Overview of Rights and Resources

The Paid Care Brochure is the result of the eight year partnership (from 2002-2010) between Domestic Workers United and Jews for Racial and Economic Justice.

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My Unexpected Journey at the Washington Jewish Literary Festival

I too was taken down a surprising road. 

My mom is the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants who scraped together a few sheckles every month to send their artistically precocious kid to The Art Institute of Chicago. She continued art classes there every Saturday throughout grade school and high school, and then went on to a combined program with the University of Chicago and AIC for college.

Mom’s Show

A daughter reflects on the significance of her 95-year-old mother’s paintings.


How It Feels When Hillel Kicks Out Your Student Group

What the media often misses: the personal pain in the midst of campus politics. A former student activist interviews a current senior in the eye of the storm. 

A photograph of Gisèle Braka, who used her position as a nurse to work for the Resistance.

The Extraordinary Story of Gisèle Braka, a Sephardic Jew in the Holocaust

As a young woman, she slipped through the cracks of ruthless Paris round-ups, joined the Resistance, and survived the War to become an activist for Sephardic and humanitarian causes worldwide.

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Discovering a Feminine Rabbinic Look

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A recorded conversation with Joy Ladin at Washington's DCJCC. She's wonderfully instructive, sometimes in deeply poignant ways; listen carefully here when she describes, among other things, the plight of transgender teens and their very basic need for shelter. 

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