RESOURCES FOR FREEDOM

RESOURCES FOR FREEDOM Eager to engage our global community in pursuing freedom and justice for all, we want to get the discussion going at your seder this week. So, we have crafted a list of 7 resources for you to use and enjoy this Pesach, covering topics from slavery to climate change to racial justice: Tzedek’s table […]

TODAY’S 10 PLAGUES

TODAY’S 10 PLAGUES Preparing for both Passover and World Health Day, 2021-2022 Tzedek Fellow Faygle Train, connects the 10 plagues of Passover with different health issues being experienced today. Read on for practical suggestions for facing them together:   On the 7th April 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates its annual World Health Day, on the theme Our […]

EARTH HOUR 2022: TO SWITCH ON OR OFF?

Earth Hour: To switch on or off? Eliana Glazer is a 2021-22 Tzedek Fellow, learning about global poverty and international development with a diverse cohort of students and young professionals. Here she writes how Earth Hour is about more than saving the planet: Electricity is central to all aspects of our lives, from communicating with […]

WORLD WATER DAY 2022

WORLD WATER DAY 2022 Marina Kissin is a 2021-22 Tzedek Fellow, learning about global poverty and development with a diverse cohort of students and young professionals. On World Water Day 2022, she reflects on the path to achieving true water equity “When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.” – Benjamin Franklin The 2.2 […]

JUSTICE AT PURIM

WHAT THE PURIM STORY TEACHES US ABOUT JUSTICE Rebecca Herman is a 2021-22 Tzedek Fellow, learning about global poverty and international development with a diverse cohort of students and young professionals. Here are her thoughts on what we can learn from the story of Esther: The story of Purim begins and ends with a party, which […]

THE TIME IS NOW: WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE

THE TIME IS NOW: WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE Working in the field of peacebuilding, 2021-2022 Fellow Yehuda Silverman shares his experiences on how an individual’s actions are key steps in achieving justice: As our world continues to become more connected, social justice is becoming even more pertinent to our lives. On 26th November 2007, the United Nations […]

HOW YOUNG JEWS WANT TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

HOW YOUNG JEWS WANT TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE Studying in Glasgow, 2021-2022 Fellow and Intern Ethel Mendius sees climate change as a local and global issue going beyond COP26. Here she writes what the Jewish community now needs to do: As a university student in Glasgow, it has been impossible not to confront the climate emergency. Back in November, […]

CHANGING HOW TO DONATE

CHANGING HOW TO DONATE If you have ever generously donated to Tzedek online, you most likely did so via the CAF Donate platform. Your support means so much to us, marginalised women, and young people, so we are continually working to ensure donations are used in the most efficient way possible. For this reason, Tzedek […]

WHY EDUCATION HAS POWER

WHY EDUCATION HAS POWER On the International Day of Education, Tzedek’s Director of Programmes, Leanne Baker, looks at education in the UK and abroad, highlighting that, despite its recent bad press, education is a powerful tool for everyone. Since March 2020, our eyes have been opened to the challenges and inequalities in education. When I reflect on […]

TZEDEK TRUSTEE WINS THE CHARLES BRONFMAN PRIZE

TZEDEK TRUSTEE WINS THE CHARLES BRONFMAN PRIZE A congratulations is in order as Nik Kafka, our very own trustee, has been announced as the winner of The Charles Bronfman Prize 2022! At Tzedek we are always proud to have Nik Kafka on our Board of Trustees, but this time it’s exceptional. The $100,000 Charles Bronfman […]