On September 2nd, we, a group of JUFJ leaders and involved community members, held a workshop on whiteness, Jewishness, and policing. The purpose of that workshop was to develop an understanding [...]
On July 1, 2020, the JUFJ Board of Directors approved the following racial equity commitments that will guide our work in the months ahead:
This past weekend, we celebrated Shavuot, the holiday when Jews recommit to our covenant and commitment to Torah, symbolized by our acceptance of the ten commandments. The commandment ringing in [...]
The cruel and unjustifiable actions of ICE in our homes and along the border cannot be tolerated. JUFJ has fought alongside immigrants in DC and Maryland to protect their rights as members of our [...]
JUFJ member Melissa Goemann testified for police accountability in Montgomery County.
There are no words to express the hurt that our community is facing. We are horrified, heartbroken, fearful, angry, and in mourning, in response to the murder of 11 people this morning in a [...]
When I think about social justice, I feel I have come to terms with what it means to work towards change in many of my identities — as a white person, as a cisgender man, and as a queer person to [...]
JUFJ is hosting two community gatherings after Sunday's neo-Nazi rally, but we are also sharing a variety of community responses that you may want to attend.