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  • From the Triangle Fire through Madison Wisconsin: What is to be done?

    March 7, 2011 | 10:52 am

    The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire that took place in New York City a century ago is now being memorialized in programs across the country. It took that fire on March 25, 1911, and the deaths of 146 innocent garment workers – mostly women, mostly Jewish, mostly immigrants – to...

  • The Torah of Wisconsin

    February 25, 2011 | 2:16 pm

    In the streets of Madison, we can hear the echoes of Torah. From Moses to Maimonides to modern day Rabbis across the country, Jews have a long and lively history of supporting the rights of working people. Rabbis Bonnie Margulis and Jonathan Biatch recently reported from Wisconsin...