Take Action Newsletter

You can directly fight back against hate and anti-Semitism.  The Take Action Newsletter brings you tips, inspirations and examples of how to build bridges to your neighbors, even during COVID.

The newsletter is free and is sent out every Thursday.  

Past Issues

Coaching Tips to Fight Anti-Semitism

Coaching Tips to Fight Anti-Semitism

Sometimes You Need a Coach Anti-Semitism seems like it's everywhere. There are good days and bad days, including when we saw multiple examples at the riot at the Capitol on January 6th. Not a good day. Perhaps you feel like giving up. Maybe you feel your impact is so...

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Looking at Perceptions of Anti-Semitism with AJC

Looking at Perceptions of Anti-Semitism with AJC

Looking at Perceptions of Anti-Semitism with the AJC Since we began in 2019, the AJC has been a strong partner. Alan Ronkin, Director of the Washington DC office, has especially been a gracious advisor to help us clarify why we're here and our unique role. AJC...

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The Top 5 Ways We Fought Anti-Semitism in 2020

The Top 5 Ways We Fought Anti-Semitism in 2020

Thank You for Pushing Back on Anti-Semitism in 2020 2020 showed us that even when we have a common thing to fight, a few people still take time to hate. It's depressing to read the news sometimes.But there's been a lot of push back on this trend of hate, with the...

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So You Think You Know Christmas?

So You Think You Know Christmas?

"2 for Christmas?" When we started 2 for Seder back in 2019, the idea of inviting 2 people to their first Seder and build understanding about Judaism was very popular. We had a number of requests to expand to other holidays and religions, with one of the most popular...

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Movie Mayven Club: Gentleman’s Agreement

Movie Mayven Club: Gentleman’s Agreement

Introducing: The Movie Mayven Club!  Stuck at home for the foreseeable future? Need intellectually stimulating activities to brighten your day? Want to start a dialogue with friends of another faith in a fun, informative, and social way? Join the Movie Mayven Club!The...

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The Anti-Israel Anti-Semitism Panel: A Watchers Guide

The Anti-Israel Anti-Semitism Panel: A Watchers Guide

What's the Event?  On December 15th a panel of known anti-Semitists and/or Israel one-state promoters, including a Jewish reporter, will tackle the challenge of how to dismantle anti-Semitism. This virtual event is hosted by a cohort of organizations that are at odds...

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The B’nai Mitzvah that Pushed Back Anti-Semitism

The B’nai Mitzvah that Pushed Back Anti-Semitism

Can Kids Push Back on Anti-Semitism? The children in our lives shouldn't know the pain of anti-Semitism and hate. That's the attitude my parents' generation had - I grew up with little or no understanding of anti-Semitism outside of learning about the Holocaust. It...

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What do North American Sephardi Jews think of Anti-Semitism?

What do North American Sephardi Jews think of Anti-Semitism?

Do Sephardi Jews View Anti-Semitism Differently? When my mother-in-law, Joyce Fienberg, was murdered at the Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting, there were literally thousands of people who came to mourn with us. One group of Jews from Brooklyn, NY traveled...

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Be Ready for Haters on New Social Media Platforms

Be Ready for Haters on New Social Media Platforms

As technology and especially today's politics evolve, new social media forums are created, coming in and out of style.  Some become popular, some become niche. Take Action always recommends trying new places, technologies and ideas, even if they carry a risk of your...

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2 for Seder
A little off the topic of anti-Semitism, but right on topic of educating yourself directly, here's the new National Strategy for the COVID response and Pandemic Preparedness. Read it yourself before delving into the analyses.int.nyt.com/data/documenttools/national-strategy-for-the-covid-19-response/c7bd8ecb9308d669/full.pdf ... See MoreSee Less
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