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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.

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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Running Toward a Better World

Josh Kahn is running this year’s New York City Marathon with AJWS. Here, he recalls how a trip to Honduras in his teens and his strong, globally minded grandmother influenced him.

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