Global Voices The Blog of American Jewish World Service

The AJWS community has a lot to say about what's happening in the world. Read our insights about the struggle for justice and human rights around the globe.


Suddenly Stateless: The successes in the struggle

This story is part of a series of blog posts marking the third anniversary of the court decision that sparked a statelessness crisis in the Dominican Republic. Despite all the accounts of adversity since the 2013 Dominican court ruling, some Dominicans of Haitian descent have successfully applied for documents, restored their nationality and enjoyed the …Read More

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Mayim Bialik

A Rosh Hashanah Message from Mayim Bialik

Rosh Hashanah has a dual identity. It is the anniversary of the creation of the world and, at the same time, also a day of moral reckoning. This simultaneous celebration and reckoning is reflected in the Rosh Hashanah liturgy, which says, “Today is the birthday of the world, today all of the world’s creatures stand in judgment.”

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