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A Conversation With Ruth Messinger, 2015 Julia Taft Award Winner

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Ruth Messinger will receive InterAction’s2015 Julia Taft Award for her tireless leadership as an activist and social change visionary at InterAction’s Forum 2015. As president of American Jewish World Service she helps mobilize faith-based communities throughout the U.S. to speak on behalf of oppressed and marginalized people around the globe. You can learn more about …Read More

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Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service, to Join World Bank CEO Jim Yong Kim at Religion & Sustainable Development Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY International and Faith-Based Leaders to Discuss Building Partnerships to End Extreme Poverty Messinger Also To Join Panel on Religion and International Development Washington, DC—Ruth Messinger, president of American Jewish World Service (AJWS), America’s leading Jewish international development and human rights organization, will moderate the “Public Sector Leadership Perspectives” panel featuring World Bank CEO …Read More

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