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November 15, 2018

Clergy Organizing Texas

Rabbis Lead Pilgrimage To Border To Protest Child Migrant Detention

Rabbi Josh Whinston, a Reform Jewish leader from Ann Arbor, Michigan, who helped organize the protest, said he thinks the government’s strategy at Tornillo amounts to the “imprisonment of children.” …

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November 15, 2018

Clergy Organizing Texas

Rabbis organize protest at Tornillo Port of Entry

A different type of caravan made its way to the Borderland on Thursday. Religious groups from across the country came to El Paso to protest what they believe are injustices …

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November 15, 2018

Clergy Organizing District of Columbia

Refugee Politics and a Tale of Two Thanksgivings

This “sacred journey,” Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp explains, arises from Jewish commitments to “decency, justice, and compassion” and aims “to stop the unacceptable practice of imprisoning immigrant minors, and ensure protection for …

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November 14, 2018

Clergy Organizing New York

Rabbis organize border protest in support of refugees next week

“These policies violate every principle of decency, justice and compassion that we hold as Jews,” Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp of Cincinnati reportedly said in a statement to Newsweek announcing the trek. The rabbi …

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November 14, 2018

Clergy Organizing Michigan

Ann Arbor Delegation Heads To Texas Border To Protest Treatment Of Asylum Seekers

Rabbi Josh Whinston of Temple Beth Emeth in Ann Arbor will lead a group of congregants to join others from around the country on Thursday to protest the treatment of …

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November 14, 2018

Economic Dignity Minnesota

$15 Passes in St. Paul

On Wednesday the St. Paul City Council passed an ordinance that will raise the minimum wage to $15 over the coming years. It was later signed by Mayor Melvin Carter. …

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