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Posts Tagged ‘nonprofit’

Ruby Robinson, activist, advocate, attorney

Attorney On The Frontline

Meet Ruby Robinson, trusted counselor and advocate for immigrant rights. Vivian Henoch Special to the Jewish News Given the focus and controversies over immigration, it’s got to be the best of times — or the worst of times — to be an attorney in the practice of immigration law. For some clarity, we turn to…

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2019 ETC College Rankings Index

Founded in 2013, nonprofit Educate To Career (ETC) is the leading resource for educational attainment, outcomes-based personalized college and career planning, and related financial planning data and programs in the U.S. Nonprofit Educate To Career announces the release of their annual ETC College Rankings Index for 2019. The ETC College Rankings Index ranks over 1200…

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Aryeh Halivni, Toldot Yisrael executive director, interviews Ernie Goldberger of Los Angeles about his service in the Palmach.

Aiding Israel

Video archive documents those who helped create the Jewish state. Jews throughout the diaspora were excited and inspired when the State of Israel was declared in 1948. Hundreds set aside their regular jobs or school activities to help the fledgling state as it faced attack from its Arab neighbors and prepared to welcome thousands of…

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Emily Stillman

Jewish@edu- When I Say I’m From Here

Emily Stillman Special to the Jewish News PHOTOS BY: John Hardwick Federation’s JOIN Intern Emily Stillman reflects on her eye-opening internship with a renewed appreciation of home. Like many college students’ thoughts, summer break crossed my mind as I trudged through the snowy sidewalks of Ann Arbor last winter. In the depths of December, I…

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person writing by hand near a computer to show One Earth Writing seminars to help write college essays for college applications

One Earth Writing Launches College Essay Workshop

One Earth Writing, a nonprofit focused on building confidence in teens and connecting them with peers across racial, religious and socioeconomic lines through writing workshops, is launching a three-part seminar this fall to help high school students write the college application essay. Intended for sophomores and juniors, but open to seniors currently applying to colleges…

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The ceremony marking the 74th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lodz Ghetto. Photo Credit: Shavei Israel

74th Anniversary Of Liquidation Of Lodz Ghetto Commemorated In Poland

The Polish city of Lodz, its local Jewish community and the Jerusalem-based Shavei Israel organization today held a ceremony marking the 74th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lodz Ghetto. The events began with a prayer at the city’s Jewish cemetery, followed by a memorial march culminating at Radegast Station, where the official ceremonies took…

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Abby Calef worked at Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County in the food pantry for her summer internship

Jewish@edu – A Summer Spent Sharing Apples

Abby Calef } jewish@edu writer Summer Internships! When I’m asked what I study, I’m met with blank stares or worse, the dreaded question: “What are you going to do with that?” While it seems almost impossible to incorporate English, Jewish studies and psychology into one summer internship, Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County was the…

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Volunteers from the United States will have the opportunity to work at an archaeological dig in Israel.

Volunteers For Israel Starts New Program

JNS.org Volunteers for Israel, a 36-year-old nonprofit organization that encourages American Jews to lend their services to help the Jewish state, announced a new pilot program that tacks on archaeology to its endeavors from Nov. 18-Dec. 1. The 14-day program starts with one week of volunteering on an Israeli army base, followed by a week…

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Joyce Keller in the Detroit Jewish News October 2, 2008 issue

Joyce Keller – From the DJN Davidson Digital Archive

Like many folks in Metro Detroit, I have family members with developmental disabilities, including a nephew with autism and a goddaughter with Down syndrome. So, it always makes me feel good to read about those individuals who devote their lives and energies to helping children who face challenges in their lives. An essay by Robert…

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