A Common Quest for Justice: The Value of the LPS Community for a Student with Niche Public-Interest Goals

Admittedly, my public interest career aspirations are niche. So niche, that when I tell people I aim to eventually work in the Jewish communal advocacy sector they often have no idea what I am referring to. Thus, before I share the genesis of my career goals, I must elaborate on the sector itself. While the Jewish communal advocacy world is small and ill-understood, it has a long and storied tradition of social justice work. It is comprised of a constellation of non-profit organizations, some smaller and newer, others larger and older, that ground their work in Jewish values and communal interests, while simultaneously promoting the rights of other minority groups. For example, one stalwart of the sector is the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), an organization over one-hundred years old that “fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals, and protects civil rights for all”, through “information, education, legislation, and…

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