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Day 2 – Atlanta and Birmingham

Posted on June 29, 2021

by Sam Goldstone      We started our day meeting with Kia Sims, the Organizing Manager at Fair Fight Action. Fair Fight Action was founded by former Georgia State House of Representatives Minority Leader Stacey Abrams in 2018, after her loss in a Gubernatorial election riddled with credible accusations of voter suppression. Since its founding, Continue Reading »

Day 1 – Atlanta

Posted on June 28, 2021

ON THE ROAD AGAIN! The 2021 Etgar 36 Summer journey has begun.  41 teens made their way to Atlanta to begin the program.  We began by talking about what the program is all about. There is tremendous excitement to journey across this country and grapple with the issues and debates and topics that are in the news and Continue Reading »

The Journey Begins

Posted on June 27, 2021

We’re all excited to get out on the road the summer! Look here for daily journal entries written by our participants.                         ETGAR 36 SUMMER 2022 TOUR SCHEDULE June 27 Atlanta June 28 Atlanta & Birmingham June 29 Selma & Montgomery June 30 Montgomery & Memphis July Continue Reading »

Day 2 – Atlanta and Montgomery

Posted on July 2, 2019

By Noah Lenkin We started our day off at the Center for  Civil and Human Rights, where we participated in a workshop on how to build a campaign around an issue you are passionate. Jill Savitt, the CEO of the Center, talked about the steps to a successful campaign, such as forming objectives, and having Continue Reading »

Day Two – Atlanta and Montgomery

Posted on June 26, 2018

By Jared Haime: We started our second day by waking up in Atlanta. We visited the AIDS Quilt, where we learned about the fight for justice, awareness, and acceptance which were the founding principles of the theme of the day: civil rights. For AIDS to be fully understood, communities of people from all walks of Continue Reading »

2017 Day One – The Journey Begins!

Posted on June 25, 2018

Etgar 36 Summer 2018 is off to a great start!  By late afternoon, everyone had made it into Atlanta.  We began our programming by discussing the 1915 lynching of a local Atlanta Jew at the site where he was falsely accused of a murder.  The teens contemplated how the threat of violence influenced the decision Continue Reading »

Summer 2018

Posted on June 14, 2018

We’re all excited to get out on the road the summer!  Look here for daily journal entries written by participants. ETGAR 36 SUMMER 2018 TOUR SCHEDULE June 24 Atlanta June 25 Montgomery June 26 Birmingham June 27 Memphis June 28 Memphis & Little Rock June 29 Dallas June 30 Oklahoma City July 1 Dodge City July 2 & 3 Denver July 4 Boulder July 5 Salt Continue Reading »

Day 2: Atlanta

Posted on June 28, 2016

By: David Whyman First thing in the morning (after a hearty breakfast) we went to the spot in Atlanta where Leo Frank’s pencil factory used to be and learned his story. Leo Frank, we learned, was a Jew from Brooklyn who married into a prominent Jewish family in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1913, when a girl Continue Reading »

Day 1: Atlanta

Posted on June 27, 2016

By 3 PM on Sunday, 30 people from all over America gathered in Atlanta and the 2016 Etgar 36 summer journey had officially begun! After the ice breakers we went to Mama Nikki’s for a pizza and salad dinner. We then came back to the synagogue where we showed a documentary called “The Journey” (thejourneyfilm.com). Continue Reading »

It’s Almost Time!

Posted on June 3, 2016

We can’t wait for our summer journey to begin! On June 26th it’s all happening. Follow along here to see what’s going on!