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.
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).
“Sukkot and Housing Justice 5784” is a downloadable guide to help us explore issues of housing justice during Sukkot. It includes Jewish sources from the Torah, the Prophets, and the Talmud examining the intersections of Sukkot and housing justice. The sources are meant to be used as a “grab bag” — in other words, use the ones that resonate with you and leave behind the ones you do not connect with. Many of the sources also include guiding questions to help you understand and dive deeper into what the text is trying to say.
Join JUFJers from across Baltimore for a special Baltimore Action Team meeting in the sukkah! We will enjoy pizza, reflect on the holiday of Sukkot, and discuss our ongoing issue campaign work. Everyone is welcome, whether you are a regular attendee or new to the work! The meeting will take place outside in the sukkah at Beth Am Synagogue. Please dress accordingly. In the event of rain, we will move the meeting online.
Sukkot is a holiday that reminds us to think about what it means to have a roof over our heads and a safe, stable place to live. Join JUFJ's Montgomery County housing team for an outdoor, in-person Sukkot dinner at B'nai Israel in Rockville. We invite you to bring your own dinner (no meat, please!) and nosh, learn, and socialize with us!