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Jewish Holidays

Sukkot Harvest

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Sukkot Harvest.
Photograph by G. Orcha.
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Sukkot Harvest.
Photograph by G. Orcha.

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What’s in a name? Finding Solidarity in a Young Jew’s Herstory

Yesterday, as Yom Kippur approached, social justice organizers and progressive Jews gathered in downtown Boston to not only "remember" often underseen and undervalued laborers but also to stand in solidarity with the current labor struggles of our day. Here is Erica Concors', one committed organizer's, powerful speech. 

Erica Concors

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Erica Concors, JWA contributor and a resident organizer for the Moishe Kavod Jewish Social Justice House in Brookline, MA.

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Erica Concors, JWA contributor and a resident organizer for the Moishe Kavod Jewish Social Justice House in Brookline, MA.

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Erica Concors Speaking at Justice for Janitors

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Erica Concors, JWA contributor and social justice organizer (in blue shirt and tan pants), delivering her speech at yesterday's SEIU Justice for Janitors Action.

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Erica Concors, JWA contributor and social justice organizer (in blue shirt and tan pants), delivering her speech at yesterday's SEIU Justice for Janitors Action.

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Moishe Kavod Justice for Janitors Group, September 24, 2012

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Social justice activists gathered on September 24, 2012, in downtown Boston at the Justice for Janitors action. The event was sponsored by SEIU Local 615, Moishe Kavod House, and the Jewish Labor Committee.
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Social justice activists gathered on September 24, 2012, in downtown Boston at the Justice for Janitors action. The event was sponsored by SEIU Local 615, Moishe Kavod House, and the Jewish Labor Committee.

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Strength in Fragility

With the summer’s end, my hands will no longer be gritty from tucking tangled roots into the soil, from weeding out invaders and doling out compost.

Cracked Egg Surrounded by Greenery

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A cracked egg surrounded by greenery.

Photo by tamaki via Flickr.

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A cracked egg surrounded by greenery.

Photo by tamaki via Flickr.

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Climb Every Mountain

I am starting a new tradition, right here, right now.

A Couch and Mountain

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An image of a yellow couch in front of a mountain.

Photo by thedailyenglishshow via Flickr.

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An image of a yellow couch in front of a mountain.

Photo by thedailyenglishshow via Flickr.

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The Plea for Parnussah

On Rosh Hashanah we re-enthrone the Sovereign King in order to perpetuate the ancient world order. But what happens when this particular male-dominant, top down world order is reversed?

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