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.
Our family gathered together in the sukkah each day for meals, inviting in congregants and neighbors to join the celebration of this holiday.
Years ago, while on my day off from working at sleepaway camp, my backpack was stolen from the front desk of the store I was inside perusing. Though the bag didn’t contain my phone or wallet, it contained hundreds of pages of hand-written journal entries, ruminations and reflections from several years. I scoured the city …Read More
In August, the Supreme Court of India struck down “triple talaq,” a practice that had allowed Muslim men to divorce their wives merely by saying or writing the word “talaq” (divorce) three times.
With the New Year upon us, we must raise our voices on behalf of a community in desperate need. In Burma (Myanmar), the Rohingya people are facing the threat of annihilation.
The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, is more than just a marker of the cycle of years and the passage of time. This annual “birthday” of the creation of the world is also an annual day of reckoning.