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Justice and Jewish Thought

Lisa Exler

Identity & Responsibility, Social Justice

Since 2009, scores of young Jews in NY, DC and San Francisco have participated in “Justice and Jewish Thought.” Gathering in small groups in people’s homes, they explore how various oppressions, such as race, class, gender, sexual identity, and anti-Semitism intersect with and affect our identities as Jews, Jewish practice, and social justice work. Join us for a taste of this exciting program that prompted a Jewschool blogger to declare that “the radical Jewish revolution is at hand!”

Lisa Exler

American Jewish World Service

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Lisa Exler is a senior program officer at American Jewish World Service (AJWS) where she develops educational materials that promote the values of global citizenship in the American Jewish community. She has also taught at the Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan and served as a gabbai of Kehilat Hadar. Lisa has a B.A. and an M.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University.

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