Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action Protests Seven Forbidden Words on Seventh Night of Chanukah

BOSTON, Dec. 18, 2017– Today, the Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action held a protest of the Trump Administration’s horrific decision to create a list of seven forbidden words at the CDC. The seven words, “science-based”, “evidence-based”, “vulnerable”, “entitlement”, “diversity”, “fetus”, and “transgender” are banned from budget documents at …

JALSA & Bend the Arc Partner for National Jewish Social Justice Effort

Media Contact: Rachael Dubinsky, 617-227-3000 BOSTON, Oct. 30, 2017–Today, the Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action announced a new affiliation Bend the Arc. Both groups will remain fully independent while working together to advance social and economic justice in the United States, inspired by Jewish values and tradition. Cindy Rowe, Director …

Letters Needed to Support Safe Communities Act!

Opponents of the Safe Communities Act  have begun a relentless letter-writing campaign to members of the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, which is considering this bill. These letters are full of misinformation. We need supporters of the Safe Communities Act to write to the members of the Joint …

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Community Preservation Act Endorsed by Interfaith Clergy

Responding to a letter initiated by JALSA, over two dozen Boston interfaith clergy have publicly endorsed the Community Preservation Act. We – as leaders in our faith’s Boston community – indicate our support of Boston’s participation in the Community Preservation Act – a state program that would allow Boston to …