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What’s Keeping Us Hopeful This Winter

Welcome to the winter issue of Stories of Hope—our quarterly collection of stories, videos, photos and news that highlight the impact we’re making together. Despite the rise of hate and intolerance at home and worldwide, we are deeply grateful that our AJWS community is making a difference. That is why we’re excited to share this …Read More

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Hope for Healing our Broken World

I would like to begin by sharing that our thoughts and prayers are with the families in California who have lost lives and homes, and those who have been evacuated. I sent an email to our donors in Paradise from all of us. AJWS is a family and we feed off each other’s energy and …Read More

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Hope for Healing our Broken World

Along with many of you, in October I was fortunate enough to spend time with a truly remarkable hero who is standing up for justice during a dark period in Nicaragua: AJWS grantee Felix Maradiaga. During an inspiring evening of conversation, Felix not only shared his heroic work of organizing communities to resist the brutal …Read More

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Hope for Healing our Broken World

The past few weeks have been devastating for our beautiful home state. I would like to share from all of us at AJWS that our thoughts and prayers are with the families in California who have lost lives and homes. Even as we are surrounded by heartbreaking news, we hope that this newsletter provides a …Read More

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Hope for Healing our Broken World

Even in challenging times, AJWS’s grantees around the globe are building a better world. They are lifting communities out of poverty, challenging gender inequality, protecting land and water, forging peace and changing millions of lives. Together with them, we are repairing the world—tikkun olam. Below, you’ll find stories of our grantees’ action and activism that …Read More

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Planting the seeds for reconciliation in Senegal

In a garden in Casamance, Senegal, sprouts poke hopefully out of the soil. They are the simple beginnings of carrots, onions and radishes. But they represent so much more than food. The women who planted and nurtured them are recovering from years of fear and violence. Casamance, the southwestern region of Senegal, has been ravaged …Read More

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