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Want to make a difference in summer 2013!? Travel and Serve with AJWS!

Want to make a difference in summer 2013!? Travel and Serve with AJWS!

Around this time last year, I was puzzled with the prospect of finding a worthwhile, resume worthy summer job. I am a student at the... Read More
Posted in: Social Activism
Savage Inequalities

Savage Inequalities

In this next installment in the GBJCL bookclub, we read Jonothan Kozol's Savage Inequalities. Imagine a school so crowded that multiple classes are held in... Read More
Posted in: Social Activism
Gann Academy

Gann Students Wrestle with Complexities of Tikkun Olam

Last Wednesday’s Limud Clali highlighted service missions that senior Elie Lehmann and Rabbi David Jaffe took to Ghana with the American Jewish World Service (AJWS)... Read More
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I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie

by Alison Jackson, Judith Byron Schachner (Illustrator)  I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie is a seasonal favorite which makes for a totally... Read More
Posted in: Social Activism
JoJo

What is a Jewish Response to Climate Change?

In our religion, we don't stand around on street corners waving posters that say "Repent! The End is Nigh!" But, what if the end is... Read More
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Jews About Town: ReachOut! Cycle 6

Jews About Town: ReachOut! Cycle 6

ReachOut!, a 10 week long volunteer program for Jewish Young Professionals, kicked off it's sixth cylce of volunteering this October. Partcipants volunteer one night a... Read More
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Gann Academy

Alumna Takes Gann Values to City Year

For Gann alumna Ayelet Pinnolis ('12), being a leader and making a difference in her community after graduation was a top priority. After watching a presentation... Read More
Posted in: Social Activism
Common Ground

Common Ground

  Welcome to the GBJCL Bookclub! In this blog series, I’ll be posting monthly reflections on books I’ve enjoyed as I continue to explore and... Read More
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Four Questions with Jonathan Rosenthal, founder of Equal Exchange

Four Questions with Jonathan Rosenthal, founder of Equal Exchange

If you've ever enjoyed fair-trade coffee, chocolate or a banana, you have Jonathan Rosenthal to thank. In 1985, Rosenthal co-founded Equal Exchange and pioneered the... Read More
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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

How I Spent My Summer Vacation by Mark Teague This book is a little older and may be a little hard to find, but it... Read More
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