Police accountability in Montgomery County is critical. Where are we in our work to make that a reality?
Rabbi Yitzhak taught that “a ruler is not to be appointed unless the community is first consulted” (Babylonian Talmud Berachot 55a) – his teaching reminds us that this vital oversight needs to [...]
The Jewish concept of b'tzelem Elohim refers to the notion that all people are created in the Divine image. Destroying a life is akin to destroying a world, and as we recover from the ongoing [...]
We urge the Council to approve the proposed map as a critical investment in the future of equitable representation in Montgomery County. Thank you.
Budget season just ended in Montgomery County! While the final budget reflects many of our priorites, the County Executive and County Council passed a budget that continues to invest in policing, [...]
Shavuot is the Jewish holiday celebrating the harvest and the day the Jewish people received the Torah at Mt. Sinai. Shavuot is traditionally celebrated with a tikkun leil, or a night of [...]
It’s budget season in Montgomery County! This is an opportunity to envision a Just Recovery for our County -- a recovery that provides dei machsoro, resources sufficient for each person’s needs, [...]
This past Friday, March 26, 2021, the Montgomery County Police Department released body camera footage from a horrific incident in January 2020. The footage, which was nearly an hour long, [...]
Our partners at Bonimot Tzedek are asking for social workers to replace police in Montgomery County Public Schools