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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Jewish World Watch

39 ARTICLES

Turning Values into Action in 5776

<img alt="" src="http://www.jewishworldwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/IMG_4292-Action-Kivu-e1444932089999.jpg " style="width: 350px; height: 201px;" />  Each New Year brings new opportunities. I’m proud to say that <a href="http://www.jww.org ">Jewish World Watch (JWW)...

Jewish World Watch Remembers Sir Nicholas Winton

In a world filled with constant conflict, senseless violence, and seemingly endless suffering, there’s a natural human inclination to feel paralyzed by the enormity...

Joining Jewish World Watch

This month, I became the Executive Director of Jewish World Watch (JWW). For me, assuming this role is an honor, a privilege, and a...

Learning from the Past, Walking for the Future

LA School of Global Studies empowers our students to become anti-Genocide activists “I chose to do this walk to create an awareness and stop the...

The High Holiday sermon that saved thousands of lives – and changed mine

Ten years ago, my connection to genocide began and ended with the Holocaust. As a Jew growing up in the 1950s, I internalized a...

Filling the Bucket

I came to Congo in July expecting to be depressed and overwhelmed by the immense problems of this country, but decided to focus on...

Women in Leadership

We always talk about the fact that in order to really change attitudes and behavior towards women and to correct gender inequity in Congo,...

Recommitting

It has been an extraordinary experience, after these past few years working in the abstract, to have finally been in Congo, on the ground,...

Overwhelmed? Not a chance.

It’s difficult to put into words what these last days have been like, and even more difficult to fully account for my feelings and...

There is so much more

I am always filled with sadness to leave Congo and our work here. With each trip (four for me now), I feel more and more...

Tears of Hope

Michael Jeser, Executive Director of JWW, is traveling with four other JWW delegates in Congo’s eastern provinces. They will work with survivors of the...

Leaving Congo One Day

Diana Buckhantz, JWW Board Member, is traveling with four other JWW delegates in Congo’s eastern provinces. They will work with survivors of the country’s...

It’s no wonder we’re inspired.

Vaughan Meyer, JWW Board Member, is traveling with four other JWW delegates in Congo’s eastern provinces. They will work with survivors of the country’s...

A Day Like Today

Diana Buckhantz, JWW Board Member, is traveling with four other JWW delegates in Congo’s eastern provinces. They will work with survivors of the country’s...

Heroes

Michael Jeser, Executive Director of JWW, is traveling with four other JWW delegates in Congo’s eastern provinces. They will work with survivors of the...

Congo’s Resilient Women

Resilience has taken on new meaning in Congo. In the U.S., we use the word resilience to describe someone who has made something of their...

Rape is a men’s issue, too

Here in Congo, so many of our discussions have been about the sexual violence affecting women. We have heard heartbreaking stories of horrific violence...

Jewish in Congo

Anne Roberts is traveling with four other JWW delegates in Congo’s eastern provinces. They will work with survivors of the country’s decades-long conflict, which...

I Must Believe

<img alt="lawyer for congo" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-11862" height="320" src="http://www.jewishworldwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/lawyer-for-congo-426x320.jpg " width="426" /> Vaughan and Diana with a future lawyer for Congo. "Sexual violence.” We hear these two...

Ubuntu

JWW Board Member Vaughan Meyer is traveling with four other JWW delegates in Congo’s eastern provinces. They will work with survivors of the country’s...

Advocating for their Future

JWW Board Member Vaughan Meyer is traveling with four other JWW delegates in Congo’s eastern provinces. They will work with survivors of the country’s...

Into the Mountain

JWW Board Member Diana Buckhantz is joining with four other delegates travelling with JWW to Congo's eastern provinces to work with survivors of the...

Hard Work

Spencer Neiman, board member of the Dillon Henry Foundation, is traveling with four other JWW delegates in Congo’s eastern provinces. They will work with...

Arriving in Rwanda: Ghosts of a Troubled Past, Working Towards a Better Future

The JWW team traveling to eastern Congo has begun their trip in neighboring Rwanda. It’s an important time to visit the country, which this...

A Family Experience

Spencer Neiman, board member of the Dillon Henry Foundation, and his mother Anne Roberts are joining with three other delegates travelling with JWW to...

Responsibility

<img alt="HHV Pelosi, Amani, Vaughan" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-11803" height="320" src="http://www.jewishworldwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/HHV-Pelosi-Amani-Vaughan-429x320.jpg " width="429" /> Vaughan Meyer with Leader Nancy Pelosi and Amani Matabaro Tom, founder of <a...

Nothing Like It

<img alt="The object-ghosts of people lives at Auschwitz." class="aligncenter" src="http://www.scrapbookpages.com/AnneFrank/AnneFrankPhotos/AuschwitzShoes.jpg " /> The object-ghosts of people lives at Auschwitz. (Photo via US Holocaust Memorial Museum) *** On July...

Going Back to Congo

<img alt="" src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3785/9195085720_76c6a767fa.jpg " /> Diana traveling with JWW in Congo, Summer 2013 *** I cannot believe that in a few days, I will be leaving on my...

Back home from Congo, the journey continues

<img alt="Esther&Antoine" class="aligncenter wp-image-11762 size-large" height="320" src="http://www.jewishworldwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/EstherAntoine-426x320.png " width="426" /> Janice Kamenir-Reznik is co-founder and president of Jewish World Watch (JWW), a leading organization in the...

Shavuot in Congo: In Pursuit of Justice

<img alt="" class="aligncenter" height="302" src="https://scontent-a-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/t1.0-9/10442473_10203231771690337_7336708058257970906_n.jpg " width="403" /> One of only three girls who crossed the gender line to join the carpentry program at <a href="http://www.jewishworldwatch.org/projects/ontheground/congo/lav ">Laissez...

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