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Standing with India
Dear Friends, You’ve seen it in the news – at least one in three new cases of COVID-19 around the world is being reported in India. Every four minutes, another life is lost in New Deli. Hospitals have run out of oxygen supplies and people are dying in the streets. Yesterday, one of our partners…
Tzedek’s Commitment to Racial Justice; Our Response to The Board of Deputies’ Commission on Racial Inclusivity
This article is written in response to the Board of Deputies’ Commission on Racial Inclusivity (the Commission). The report is a critical step in recognising the diversity of our community and making it a safer and more inclusive place for Jews of Colour. We are grateful to the Board for their leading role in this…
WELCOMING TZEDEK’S NEW CHAIRPERSON, MILES WEBBER
Tzedek is delighted to welcome Miles Webber as our new Board Chairperson. Miles brings significant expertise to the role, and a wealth of professional and lay-leadership experience.
“Choose to Challenge”
International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, while also calling for the acceleration of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls – the 5th of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Today, on the 8th March 2021, not a single country has achieved this, including the UK. As…
World Day of Social Justice – Education & the Digital Divide
Jess Persell is 2020-21 Tzedek Fellow, learning about global poverty and international development with a diverse cohort of students and young professionals. In her second year of university studying Global Studies and International Relations, she is also a current Tzedek Intern and a graduate of Tzedek’s Ghana Summer Experience Programme. Here are her thoughts on…
Shining a Light on Human Rights
Launching today on Human Rights Awareness Day and the first night of Chanukah, we will be shining a light on sustainable development themes, news and challenges over the next eight days. This year’s UN Human Rights Day is themed: ‘Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights’, promoting the importance of centring human rights as…
Give A Gift This Chanukah
At 27 years old, Mrs Vinnarasi is a participant on a Tzedek project in partnership with a local, grassroots organisation: the HNC Trust based in Tamil Nadu, India. This project trains women to make biodegradable leaf-plates and establish their own businesses.
A Conversation With Great.com
Last month, we spoke to Great.com, an organisation working to change the way people think about charity. It was a pleasure to share our mission and values, and to speak about the importance of addressing global poverty, today more than ever before.   Great.com posted this article on their website after our conversation. Enjoy this short write-up and please get in touch to learn more about what you can do.   
Get to know our CEO
Kira Blumer joined Tzedek as CEO towards the start of 2020. Kira has spent her career developing student leaders, both in frontline youth roles and as senior management. She has held many lay positions on committees throughout Canada and the UK, advising on issues involving youth, community relations, and interfaith engagement. We asked Kira a…
together against poverty – now, more than ever before
Dear Friends,   
Inaugural Business Dinner at the House of Lords Exceeds Fundraising Target!
We are delighted to announce that we exceeded our target, raising over £50,000 at our Inaugural Business Dinner! Hosted by Lord David Evans of Watford, we are grateful to all our supporters who joined us from across the Finance and Business sector.
Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation – why change needs to come from within
In 2020, 4.1 million girls (UN, 2020) around the world are at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM). FGM is any procedure that involves altering or injuring the female genitalia for non-medical reasons and can cause short-term and long-term physical and mental health implications.   FGM is widely considered a violation of human rights and…
International Day of Education – 5 Ways We Educate Against Poverty
24th January marks the International Day of Education, a day that honours the centrality of education to sustainable development and human well-being.   The theme this year is ‘Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace’, highlighting the importance of education across the spectrum of sustainable development. Quality education and learning for all is not merely a…