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Mia Brill


#TBT: Let Judd Apatow Make You Laugh

As the person behind AJWS’s social media, I love nothing more than a good post for Throwback Thursday—that’s #TBT. Check out this gem from 2010 when director Judd Apatow teamed up with some of our favorite Hollywood stars to poke fun at our name.

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Why Obama Should Address Human Rights in Kenya

President Obama will make his historic visit to Kenya this weekend—his first trip to his father’s homeland as president.  As Kenya’s people eagerly anticipate his homecoming, AJWS’s Kenyan grantees are urging President Obama to address the critical human rights issues affecting marginalized communities in Kenya—including women, girls, LGBT people, and Kenya’s rural populations. Since 2004, AJWS has supported grassroots organizations in Kenya that …Read More

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Nursery school students help repair the world

Our President Ruth Messinger met with some adorable, charitable four-year-old students at the JCC Manhattan’s Nursery School this morning to thank them for their generous contribution to our Nepal Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund. The students organized a bake sale last week after learning about the devastating Nepal earthquake, raising more than $1,000 for our Nepal Fund! The students …Read More

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Children Respond to the Crisis in Nepal

We launched our Nepal Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund on the day the quake hit, and AJWS supporters of all ages immediately responded with a generous outpouring of donations, some with notes and tributes. One of the most moving of all the responses came from the three children of Rabbi Sharon Brous, a member of AJWS’s …Read More

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