A Joyful Calling

A Joyful Calling

By Amanda Tyler, BJC Executive Director One of the joys of my job is hearing from donors about why they support the work of the BJC. When I got a note from one of our Jewish supporters recently, I asked his permission to share it with you: “A week or so ago, I ran...
BJC and others speak out against blasphemy laws

BJC and others speak out against blasphemy laws

From BJC staff reports Organizations are coming together to oppose blasphemy laws around the world, which – at their core – stifle religious expression. On October 16, BJC Associate General Counsel Jennifer Hawks participated in a Senate briefing opposing blasphemy...
Striving for a safe and just future for all

Striving for a safe and just future for all

By Ilana Ostrin, BJC Associate Director of Communications As a child, I remember learning about hate groups such as the Nazis in Germany and the Ku Klux Klan in the United States. I’d run to my parents’ room at night, fearful and in tears, due to dreams that men in...
A Rhode Island Pilgrimage

A Rhode Island Pilgrimage

  By Jennifer Hawks, BJC Associate General Counsel On Sunday, August 19, I joined what is probably a very short list: people who have spoken at two different Colonial houses of worship on the same day. I began the day preaching during the morning worship service for...