Jewish tradition teaches us that we have an obligation to ensure fairness in tenant/landlord law, to ensure safe living conditions, and to prevent homelessness. The Book of Lamentations compares [...]
Join a virtual press conference where Councilmembers Will Jawando and Hans Riemer will introduce a bill to get police officers out of Montgomery County schools.
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JUFJ members raised our voices loudly and repeatedly during the Montgomery County Council's 2020 summer session, and in many cases the Council listened to us and to our partners. In this [...]
Join Congressman Elijah Cummings, incoming Chair of the Maryland Democrats Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, and incoming Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando for a special Hanukkah showing [...]
Thank you to all of the congregations who are participating in Labor on the Bimah this year and sharing the Jewish values behind the #FightFor15!
Local Coalition Decries Decision that Fatal Police Shooting Was “Justified.” Demands Transparency and Accountability.
The Silver Spring Justice Coalition, an organization of Montgomery County community residents and local groups, releases the following statement: We are deeply concerned by the Howard County [...]
Do you want to learn more about the local political landscape? To gain a deeper understanding of social, racial, and economic justice? To be in community with people who care about issues you [...]
Rabbi Tarfon and the Elders were once reclining in the upper story of Nitza’s house, in Lod, when this question was asked of them: Is study greater or is action greater? Rabbi Tarfon answered and [...]