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November 2017

Hate Free Zone Bystander Intervention Training

November 5, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This will be a skills based training on creative strategies to de-escalate situations stemming from oppression (whether Islamophobia, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia). The first part of the training will be about Hate Free Zones, community defense and the big picture of why we are learning these skills to love and protect each other. The second part of the training will be skills based practice around de-escalation and self defense. Powered by Eventbrite

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Understanding Antisemitism: A JFREJ Webinar

November 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Register here. And download Understanding Antisemitism here. Featuring special guests: Lisa Anderson, Vice President, Embodied Justice Leadership, Auburn Theological Seminary Rama Issa-Ibrahim, Executive Director, Arab-American Association of New York With: Audrey Sasson, Executive Director, Jews For Racial & Economic Justice Dove Kent, Community Leader & Teacher Leo Ferguson, Movement Building Organizer, Jews For Racial & Economic Justice A team from Jews For Racial & Economic Justice spent this year authoring a comprehensive resource on antisemitism, specifically tailored to the needs…

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August 2018

Show Up for Mohamed Bah & Tell de Blasio: Drop the Appeal!

August 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
City Hall, meet at the corner of Broadway and Murray Street

On behalf of Hawa Bah, the mother of Mohamed Bah, and Justice Committee please join us on Aug. 1, 12pm at City Hall to demand Mayor de Blasio drop his appeal of the excessive force ruling in the Mohamed Bah civil suit and put an end to the suffering it is causing the Bah family.   Mayor de Blasio’s insistence on fighting the Bah civil suit in spite of a New York jury's findings - along with his misuse of state law 50a,…

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November 2018

Jackson Heights Solidarity Shabbat

November 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
diversity plaza, 73-19 37th Road
Queens, NY 11372 United States
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This week’s violence — from bombs to Louisville to Pittsburgh — is not only about conspiracies about Jews in general or George Soros in particular. It’s also the rhetoric about asylum seekers, about survivors of sexual assault, about erasing trans, non-binary, and intersex folx, about murdering and imprisoning Black people, about journalists as the enemy, and about disenfranchising voters who are native, who are black, who are liberal or might be likely to vote for the opposition party. They call…

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JFREJ Fall Membership Assembly

November 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this critical moment for JFREJ and the entire police accountability & anti-criminalization movement in New York and nationally, we are bringing members together for an assembly focused on these issues. This assembly in the Fall will be a key opportunity to gather as JFREJ members, build unity and momentum, and make vital strategic decisions about the future of this work! Hope to see you there.  Email Sara@jfrej.org if you have any questions or want to get more involved before the assembly.…

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April 2019

Freedom to Thrive Meeting

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
JFREJ Conference Room, 330 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1901
New York, NY 10001 United States
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JFREJ has launched a bold response to the rise in antisemitic hate violence in New York City — the Hate Violence Prevention Initiative — in partnership with a diverse array of partner organizations across the city. And we want your help in responding to incidents of hate violence, and changing the conversation in the Jewish community about how to stay safe as white nationalist activity increases in our city. Join us on Monday, April 29th at 6:30pm for a Community…

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May 2019

Freedom to Thrive Meeting

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
JFREJ Office, 330 7th Ave, Suite 1901
New York , NY 10012 United States
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JFREJ has launched a bold response to the rise in antisemitic hate violence in New York City — the Hate Violence Prevention Initiative — in partnership with a diverse array of partner organizations across the city. And we want your help in responding to incidents of hate violence, and changing the conversation in the Jewish community about how to stay safe as white nationalist activity increases in our city. Join us on Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30pm for a Community…

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June 2019

Freedom to Thrive June Campaign Meeting

June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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There will be dinner! This meeting will include a training on how to have organizing one-on-ones.  RSVP here.

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August 2019

Freedom to Thrive Campaign Meeting

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
JFREJ Office, 330 7th Ave, Suite 1901
New York , NY 10012 United States
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Join us to discuss JFREJ's strategy to combat hate violence through restorative rather than punitive measures on Monday, August 5th at 6:30pm at our Freedom to Thrive Meeting. We will discuss the Hate Violence Prevention Initiative, JFREJ's Community Safety Pledge, and other rapid response efforts to combat hate violence without relying on police.

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October 2019

Webinar: Examining Antisemitism One Year After Tree of Life

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

REGISTER HERE Monday, October 28, 2019, 4:00-5:30pm PT | 7:00- 8:30pm ET   One year since the Tree of Life shooting, hear from organizers and analysts on the front lines combating antisemitism through building solidarity and fighting for safety for all.    What is antisemitism? How is it connected to other oppressions? How does it fuel White nationalism? How is it used by Trump and other right-wing leaders to advance a racist, exclusionary policy agenda?   In this webinar, we’ll commemorate the anniversary of the Tree…

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