Join the influential leader of one of the largest congregations in the United States, whom Newsweek has named the #1 Pulpit Rabbi in America, for a special sermon on the power of money, the way that Judaism teaches us to use that power, and its possible misuse. What does tzedakah have to do with the Jewish ethic of understanding wealth? "Rabbi David Wolpe combines wisdom and compassion.” – Elie Wiesel
The Loaded: Jews and Money Series put on by the JCC SF is cosponsored by Bend the Arc. Bend the Arc attendees qualify for a reduced ticket price of $20.
Cosponsored by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, Congregations Beth Sholom, Emanu-El, Sha'ar Zahav, Sherith Israel, JCF Business Leadership Council, Jewish Community Library, Northern California Board of Rabbis, Reboot, and the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.
We are mobilizing Bay Area Jews as a visible presence alongside immigrant communities. This is a crucial time to show that there is a grassroots constituency for immigration reform. Email Miriam for more information: email@example.com
The largest county in the United States is denying many of its residents their constitutional rights to due process. Cutbacks implemented by the Los Angeles Superior Court have closed courthouses, led to shorter hours of operation, and reduced staff. Learn how court restructuring and layoffs are creating a justice gap and what public interest organizations are doing to redress the injustice.
Join Bend the Arc in supporting our partner for social justice by attending JYCA's annual gala. The gala features a silent auction, amazing youth speakers, dinner & more. Performance by Sara Felder. Jewish Youth for Community Action (JYCA) is in its 18th year of providing Jewish youth with the tools they need to be the next generation of Jewish activists (i.e. future Bend the Arc-ers). JYCA youth have partnered with Bend the Arc on many events this year, including: phone-banking and canvassing for the Prop 30 campaign, phone banking to sunset the 2001 tax cuts, and co-hosting an Economic Justice Immigration Passover action. Tickets are sliding scale from $30- $50.
Join the Progressive Taxation team as we leverage our success in the Prop 30 phase of our campaign for greater wins in taxation equity and investment in California’s commonwealth. The committee is currently educating themselves about taxation and budgeting, so now is a great time to get involved. Meetings occur on the first Thursday of each month.Email Susan for more information and to RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org