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The 2024-2025 Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Fellowship Focuses on Racial Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Yolanda Savage-Narva
Jacob Greenblatt
Participants in the Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Fellowship are key to the work we do to educate, inspire and mobilize the Reform Jewish Movement to advocate for social justice. But for many years, the fellowship has not fully reflected the diversity of the Reform Movement and wider Jewish community. Amid today's divided climate, our commitment to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion is more important than ever.

Meet the 2023-2024 Eisendrath Legislative Assistants

Ellen Garfinkle
CJ Wechsler
Noé Granados
Sammy Angelina
Rachel Landis
We are thrilled and honored to introduce ourselves as the 2023-2024 Eisendrath Legislative Assistants ! Our cohort brings a wealth of diverse backgrounds, interests, and experiences to our roles. We are united by a shared dedication to advancing the URJ's vision of peace and wholeness, justice and equity, and belonging and joy.

The 2023-2024 Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Fellowship Focuses on Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Yolanda Savage-Narva
Jacob Greenblatt
For more than six decades, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism has worked to educate, inspire, and mobilize the Reform Jewish Movement to advocate for social justice both within our Jewish community and outside of it. Key to that work are the emerging leaders of the Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Fellowship.

Jewish Social Justice as a Jew of Color Legislative Assistant

Israel Harris
I have always felt a strong sense of family when in Jewish spaces. Yet, my life experience has taught me that it is through the encounters with people of different backgrounds who have unique stories that the direction we take is shaped. This idea has helped me to no longer ask about what I deserve in life, but rather how I can use my privilege to give back to others. The same drive is what led me to apply to the Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Fellowship at the Religious Action Center - a unique opportunity to make a difference not many people believe is possible.

Meet the 2021-2022 Eisendrath Legislative Assistants

We are excited to dive into our work as the 2021-2022 Eisendrath Legislative Assistants! We bring a diverse set of interests and experiences to the RAC but share a deep commitment to the pursuit for a more just, compassionate, and equitable world. We are proud to represent and join the Reform Movement and its values in this crucial moment in history.