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Kate Rafey

Kate Rafey
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Kate Rafey

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Kate Rafey is a Jill-of-all-trades, master of none. While serving two years as an Americorps*VISTA for the Massachusetts Campus Compact, Kate became attuned to life's many social injustices, which lead her to feminism. Judaism has always been a large part of her life, though sometimes taking a backseat to her other passions including theatre and writing. Previously a JOIN for Justice Fellow and Prevention Coordinator at A New Day, Kate currently works at Clark University.

 

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No More Sexual Violence

Sexual Violence and Judaism: As a Community, We Need To Do More

Sexual assault and intimate partner violence occur in the Jewish community the same as it does in the rest of the country. It is an issue swept under the rug for most Jews. We point fingers at other groups of people— rape happens in the city, in other religious communities, in communities with no religion, but certainly not us, we say!

Steampunk Emma Goldman cropped

JWA's Greatest Hits: Meet Steampunk Emma Goldman

One of my favorite aspects about being Jewish is mixing tradition with the present.

Topics: Labor, History

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