JUFJ Baltimore is working on campaigns to reform our city’s rent court, to fight mass incarceration and racist policing, and to make water affordable for all Baltimoreans. We collaborate with JUFJniks in Montgomery County during the Maryland General Assembly session to win things like paid sick leave, and to block dangerous legislation that targets poor Black and brown Marylanders.
Our ongoing community education work includes Jewish learning programs with local synagogues and havurot, where we explore how our traditions call us to work for social justice.
September 23 | 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Join JUFJ activists to observe Sukkot by learning about the housing crisis in our cities and our region. We’ll go on a guided tour of the EVICTED exhibit at the National Building Museum together, then discuss the exhibit and what it means to celebrate shelter when so many people can’t afford it.
September 28 – September 30
JUFJ Baltimore is partnering with the Pearlstone Center on their inaugural Sukkot Shabbaton. JUFJ’s own Molly Amster will speak about Sukkot, water, and justice.
October 9 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join JUFJ Baltimore at our monthly community convening! Each convening is a space for you to connect with other JUFJ leaders and supporters, stay updated on our ongoing projects, and take action with us on one of our campaigns. All are welcome.
November 11 | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Save the date for JUFJ’s 20th anniversary gala! Honor amazing women activists Ilyse Hogue, Keshini Ladduwahetty, Claire Landers, and Mary Ann Stein at the 2018 Heschel Vision Awards.