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World Day of Social Justice

Thirteen years ago, the United Nations General Assembly voted unanimously to adopt February 20th as the World Day of Social Justice. The purpose of the resolution was “the need to consolidate further the efforts of the international community in poverty...

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A Very Incomplete List of Notable Black Jews

In honor of Black History Month, JWFNY wants to highlight a few of the many prominent Black Jews. Jews of color, and Black Jews in particular, are historically overlooked in the Jewish community. We want to celebrate their contributions to the worlds of...

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Solidarity March

The "No Hate, No Fear" Solidarity March earlier this month, organized by New York's Jewish community in the wake of recent anti-Semitic attacks, drew nearly 25,000 individuals.I was a volunteer with the bullhorn brigade – my job was to make sure people...

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On Our Calendar

CANCELED Be-JEWEL-ed Celebration – April 22, 2020

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with CDC guidelines, we've made the difficult decision to cancel this event for everyone's health and safety. We wish everyone well and are grateful for your support.On the evening of Wednesday, April 22,...

Convening 2020 – October 29, 2020

THE CONVENING 2020 - Save the Date! October 29, 2020New York City The Convening provides Jewish philanthropists and social entrepreneurs and leaders with an annual opportunity to network, learn, and celebrate our work together. The Convening...