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 [...]
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The Torah scholar Rashi instructs us to support our community members in difficult times and “strengthen [them] as [they] begin to fall,” rather than wait until they sink deeper into crisis [...]
Every person has a right to a safe, stable, affordable home, regardless of their race, income, or ZIP code. JUFJ and our partners have been advocating for Bill 30-21, a rent stabilization bill [...]
We can think of many examples when our tradition enjoins us to share our food and clothing with those who are in need. But what about the need for housing? What can Sukkot add to our [...]
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Highlights from some of the Labor on the Bimah services and presentations from congregations around Maryland.
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As we reflect on what it means to have shelter during Sukkot, we know that so many people in our communities are facing eviction. Here's how to take action.
The COVID-19 crisis is far from over. Thousands of renters across Montgomery County are at risk of eviction, and now is the time to use every tool in our toolbox to protect renters!