Thank you to all of the congregations who are participating in Labor on the Bimah this year and sharing the Jewish values behind the #FightFor15 and other struggles for justice for workers!
Here is a list of the congregations we know are participating. Are you hosting a Labor on the Bimah program but your congregation isn’t on this list? Email me at email@example.com and I’ll add you!
Friday, August 31
Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert Oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045
6th & I Historic Synagogue
600 I St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Note: Speaker is Diana Ramirez of Restaurant Opportunities Center DC, speaking about Initiative 77 and the One Fair Wage Campaign.
1500 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
Note: Speaker is JUFJ’s Joanna Blotner, speaking about labor justice throughout the region.
Saturday, September 1
3100 Military Rd NW
Washington, DC 20015
Note: Speaker is Robert Molofsky, speaking about DC transit workers’ fight against eroding benefits and how Temple Sinai’s members helped in that fight.
Saturday, September 8
MOLLY AMSTER MARYLAND POLICY DIRECTOR & BALTIMORE DIRECTOR
LAURA WALLACE MARYLAND ORGANIZING DIRECTOR & MONTGOMERY COUNTY DIRECTOR