Jill Jacobs

Pro-Muslim Subway Ads Going Up Monday

Rabbis' group says campaign counters anti-jihad ads

10/05/2012
Staff Writer

Rabbis for Human Rights -- North America is taking out subway ads urging riders to "choose love" in what the Jewish group's director calls a response to the anti-jihad advertisements placed in subway stations by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, the group led by conservative blogger Pamela Geller.

Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Randi Weingarten Arrested At Garner Protest

12/08/2014

Several prominent rabbis and the president of a national teachers union were arrested while protesting police brutality.

Nurturing Rabbis To Pursue Activism

Rabbis for Human Rights launches summer social-justice fellowship for diverse group of seminarians.

07/24/2012
Staff Writer

Knocking on strangers’ doors is never easy. That’s especially true when the knocker, a young cantor, finds her Hebrew getting tangled up with her Spanish. Which in turn makes it harder to persuade public housing residents — already weary of theft in their hallways and police at their peepholes — to open up.

Elana Rosen-Brown, a Reform rabbinical student, is spending much of her summer knocking on doors in East Harlem,michael datikash
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