I’ve been privileged to attend several programs hosted by the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, a national umbrella of organizations seeking to advance social justice from a Jewish perspective. Last month’s JSJR Network Assembly was even more special as my incredible colleagues, Eleanor and Valeriya, staff we were able to hire only because of your past support, participated with me.Read more
Dana, Eleanor, & Marni attended the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative's House Gala last week. Marni reflects on the stunning evening.
Original, handmade art by DJJ leader Allie Zeff
I often say that Detroit Jews for Justice provided me another chance at Jewish community, but it’s even deeper: DJJ revolutionized my understanding of Judaism. Along with scores of Metro Detroit Jews, I’ve discovered deep alignment between living a Jewish life and working for an equitable world. That was made possible by donors like you.Read more
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DJJ community organizer Eleanor Gamalski was interviewed in a recent article by Model D contributor Imani Mixon entitled "Reconnecting With Their Roots: The Past, Present, and Future of Jewish Life in the North End." Read an excerpt of Eleanor's comments below and check out the rest of the fascinating article here - including thoughts from our friend Roger Robinson of Red Door Digital - a frequent meeting space of DJJ.Read more
Grounding, Guilt-Free Gelt, & Goats: DJJ Staff's Experiences at the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable Network Assembly
That feeling when you meet your Jewish social justice movement role models...
DJJ staff attended the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable Network Assembly at Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center last week.Read more
Have you seen Jews for Racial & Economic Justice’s (JFREJ) amazing learning resources about antisemitism?Read more
Freedom House, for those of you that haven't heard of it, is an incredible organization in Detroit that provides safe housing for asylum seekers from across the globe.Read more
Next week it will be almost a month since the Women's Convention took place at COBO in Detroit.Read more
We got some awesome coverage from Detroit Jewish News contributor Bobbie Lewis about our water justice panel and forum in partnership with Temple Kol Ami on October 23rd. The panel featured CEO of We the People of Detroit Monica Lewis-Patrick, Dr. Paul Von Oeyen of People's Water Board, community activist Nicole Hill, and State Representative Stephanie Chang. Check out an excerpt from the article below and read the rest here.Read more