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Watch Party: SRO Funding and Women’s Prerelease Funding

Maryland State

Tune in to the House Appropriations Committee hearing of a bill that would increase the funding for school resource officers (SROs) and for the Senate Budget and Taxation Capital Budget Subcommittee hearing of funding a Women's Prerelease Facility.

Purim 2022: from Annapolis to Zoom

Maryland State

Purim is a joyful Jewish holiday that commemorates the story of Queen Esther, who used her power to help her community during challenging times. Every year on (or near) Purim, JUFJ activists deliver mishloach manot, sweet gifts to our Maryland state legislators, along with a reminder of what our legislative priorities are for this year's General Assembly session. But we can't make this sweet delivery without your help.

Maryland Community Meeting

Maryland State

Join us for our next Maryland Community Meeting where we'll discuss campaign updates and how we can best move our work forward. Join at 7:30 PM for a JUFJ 101 if you're newer to JUFJ, or for a schmooze session if you're a returning JUFJer. The full meeting will begin at 8:00 PM. All are welcome!

JUFJ & JCA Freedom Seder

DC
Baltimore
Montgomery County
Maryland State

For the past 20 years, the Freedom Seder has brought together hundreds of people and has connected the tradition of Passover to current fights for social justice. Join JUFJ and JCA for this year's virtual event as we come together as a community in mutual solidarity with people from different backgrounds, traditions, races, religions, genders and zip codes, to celebrate working toward our collective liberation.

MD Campaign Updates and Sine Die 2022 Text Bank

Maryland State

Come text bank with us as we recruit our community to take final action on our key priorities and join our big celebration for Sine Die (the end of the legislative session)!

Why We Say Defund

Baltimore

What do we mean when we say “Defund the Police?” What does “Defund'' mean in practice? And, what do our Jewish values say about just and fair budgets?

Maryland Legislative Redistricting

Maryland State

Join Jews United for Justice, the Baltimore Jewish Council, and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Howard County to learn more about the statewide redistricting process and what it means moving forward.

DC Politics Crash Course 101: DC Government

DC
2027 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC

Join us for a fast and furious session on the basics of politics in DC, from who our DC councilmembers are to how a bill becomes a law and how the DC budget works.

Sound the Shofar for DC Domestic Workers

DC
2027 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC

Sound the Shofar for economic justice! DC domestic workers deserve the same workplace rights as all other workers. Join other JUFJers for an in-person action before Rosh Hashanah to remind the DC Council to pass the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.

Rosh Hashanah: JUFJ Closed

JUFJ honors the rhythms of the Jewish calendar and we incorporate into our work Jewish values of reflection, celebration, and taking time away from work for rest and renewal. To honor those values, JUFJ is closed for Rosh Hashanah.

Yom Kippur: JUFJ Closed

JUFJ honors the rhythms of the Jewish calendar and we incorporate into our work Jewish values of reflection, celebration, and taking time away from work for rest and renewal. To honor those values, JUFJ is closed for Yom Kippur.

Sukkot: JUFJ Closed

JUFJ honors the rhythms of the Jewish calendar and we incorporate into our work Jewish values of reflection, celebration, and taking time away from work for rest and renewal. To honor those values, JUFJ is closed for the first two days of Sukkot.

Green New Deal for Housing

DC
2027 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC

This Sukkot, we're imagining a DC where everyone has access to housing and where we keep our planet safe and beautiful for everyone who lives on it — and we're fighting for that future! Join JUFJ, Sunrise DC, and Councilmember Janeese Lewis George (in a sukkah!) to learn more about the Green New Deal for Housing bill, and how you can help build a more sustainable, affordable DC.

Maryland Community Kickoff: Schmooze in the Sukkah

Maryland State
Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert Oliver Pl, Columbia, MD

Join JUFJers from across Maryland to schmooze, celebrate Sukkot, and build community, with music and singing led by Cantor Rosalie Will. Whether you're just joining JUFJ's statewide work, or you've been involved for years, everyone is welcome! This event will be held in person at Columbia Jewish Congregation (5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia).