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.
November 8 | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
It’s always important to understand the history of the places we live, work, and organize in. That’s even more true when that place happens to be our nation’s capital, a city that has often served as a national battleground over things like slavery, segregation, civil rights, the drug war, and…
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.
November 13 | 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. We will have light refreshments!
November 29 | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In this volatile national context, understanding how each of us is targeted by anti-Semitism, the effects that has on us and how our own oppression relates to other forms of oppression is critically important. In this workshop, we will explore some questions through interactive exercises and discuss…