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AJWS Bay Area: What’s Happening

There is no experience so transformational in understanding AJWS’s courageous and visionary grantees as witnessing their work and hearing their stories. In February 2018, Jim and Cathy Koshland are leading a cohort from the Bay Area to South India.

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Dayenu

New Video for Passover!

At our Passover Seders, we sing “Dayenu” (It would have been enough) to express gratitude for each stage of liberation and to recognize that each stage would have been “enough.” And yet, we know there’s much more work to do to ensure that people around the world are fully free. What does “Dayenu” mean today? …Read More

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Get to Know AJWS

Get to Know AJWS

Watch our video to learn how AJWS is supporting people around the world who are fighting to improve millions of lives.

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Celebrating Three Grassroots Groups Fighting for Clean Water

Everyone on the planet needs clean water. But 783 million people worldwide don’t have it. People in the developing world—particularly in low-income and indigenous communities—are at heightened risk of having their water supply polluted by corporations that are constructing dams, mining for natural resources, or undertaking other megaprojects. As companies proceed with these projects, they …Read More

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AJWS Bay Area: What’s Happening

Since I was a child, my favorite Jewish festival has always been Tu Bish’vat—the new year for trees. Long before I heard about climate change and inconvenient truths, I had absorbed that humans needed trees for our survival. Today, the need for tree festivals is even more urgent.

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AJWS Bay Area: What’s Happening

The U.S. election is now a month behind us, and while little is clear, my colleagues and I believe the role of the NGO community—especially those who work for human rights—will become even more critical than ever.

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