Jewish law and tradition, while supporting the necessity of punishing the guilty, also tempers that punishment. The Torah even refers to the guilty person as our “brother,” reminding us that [...]
My name is Natasha Robinson-Link. I am a resident of Baltimore City’s 45th legislative district, and I am a member of Jews United for Justice. I am testifying in support of HB1001.
I am a voter in District 11, Delegate Jon Cardin’s district, and I submit this testimony in favor of HB745 and HB1001 as a private citizen concerned about the excessive use in Maryland [...]
My name is Bianca Palmisano and I am a nursing student at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, a resident of District 46, and a volunteer with Jews United for Justice. I’m writing today to support HB [...]
My name is Nayda Kuachusri and I have been a public defender for over ten years and am currently a Jeremiah Fellow with Jews United for Justice. I write this testimony in support of House Bill 1002.
Maryland’s restrictive housing, in which two prisoners are held in a cell no bigger than a parking space for 22 hours a day, does not rehabilitate inmates or prepare them to rejoin society. The [...]
In Action Alerts, Affordable Housing, Baltimore, MD, Fight For $15, Immigration, Maryland State, Montgomery County, MD, Police Accountability, Renters' Rights, Water is a human rightPosted
The General Assembly session ended on Monday night. Now it's time to reflect on all that we’ve accomplished this year, and how our work continues.
Hello! I’m Ariana, I’m 17, I’m an intern at Jews United For Justice and I’ve been working here since September. Before I started working at JUFJ I had school, a job, and various things going on [...]