We Declare a State of Moral Emergency

Becca Israel is a Development Officer for Bend the Arc.  She got involved with the organization  while participating in a Jeremiah Fellowship program in the Bay Area. Jeremiah Fellowships give young adults who are committed to economic and social justice the opportunity to explore how Jewish values, culture and community can support and further their... Continue Reading →

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SEX TRAFFICKING: A WAKE UP CALL AN EVENT FOR MEN

Peter Takiff had attended a number of events on sex trafficking, mostly because he is married to Pam who was Chair of an Advocacy Leadership Committee at NCJW-NY (National Council of Jewish Women - New York). NCJW-NY is dedicated to educating people about sex trafficking.  Peter said that after seeing a film called, "I am Jane... Continue Reading →

Successful Activism

Ten years ago, when she was 12, Melanie Thompson was kidnapped as she walked home from the movies in NYC.  She was locked in a closet in an abandoned house and forced into prostitution.  Melanie worked on the streets and in an underground strip club. Once her pimp found and started advertising on Backpage.com, her... Continue Reading →

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