Vic Rosenthal

Vic Rosenthal has been executive director of Jewish Community Action for more than 12 years and a community organizer for more than 30. Based in St. Paul, MN, Jewish Community Action brings together Jews in alliance with diverse communities to understand and take action on social, racial and economic justice.


News and Politics

Five years after Postville: Standing Up for Immigration Reform

Five years ago one of the worst workplace raids in American history took place in Postville, Iowa — with 389 individuals detained, many deported and a town devastated. If ever there was an event that proved why comprehensive immigration reform and worker protections are needed, it was this raid.

However, for the two of us, the story in Postville started almost two years earlier, when we met with the owners of Agriprocessors, workers from the plant, and community and religious leaders.

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