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The “Jewish” Vote

Justice in the City | May 23, 2012
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Bend the Arc Board Member Rabbi Aryeh Cohen says social and economic justice will drive the Jewish vote this year.

Hamotzi and food trucks — Shabbat goes ‘pop-up’ in Oakland

J Weekly | May 17, 2012
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The lines at the food trucks 30 yards away were already starting to form when San Francisco musician Isaac Zones, wearing a Bucharian kippah, began to strum his guitar and sing Shabbat songs.

Panel on Jewish activism will go on, but not at BJE

J Weekly | May 17, 2012
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“Activists tend to push the envelope, rather than write history, [and] their accomplishments often remain unknown, forgotten or repressed in the dominant ‘narrative,’ ” said Diana Scott, a member of the Workmen’s Circle and an organizer of the event.

'Reclaiming Jewish Activism': easier said than done

San Francisco Bay Guardian | May 16, 2012
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A panel in which three local activists will talk about how their Jewish ancestors inform their present-day work seemed harmless enough.

When your brother will be low

Jewish Journal | May 15, 2012
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Given the last few years, do any of us not know someone who has fallen on tough financial times? What should we do, what can we do, when acquaintances, neighbors, friends, relatives, fellow congregants find their hands losing a grip on their finances?

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