JUFJ IN THE NEWS

JUFJ and the coalitions we are part of have been mentioned in local, national, and sometimes international news. Here are some articles from somewhat recent years about our work, and some pieces written by our members. Have you seen JUFJ mentioned in your local paper? Email sam@jufj.org and let him know!

Baltimore

July 3, 2019

Toby Ditz: Baltimore needs Fair Elections

DC

February 20, 2019

Graham Roth: Why is the DC Council less progressive than the national Democratic Party?

DC

December 3, 2019

Montgomery County

November 19, 2019

Montgomery County Passes Sweeping Racial Equity Bill

Baltimore

November 17, 2019

After staying while other congregations fled to Baltimore ’burbs, Beth Am synagogue celebrates $5.5M overhaul

Montgomery County

October 30, 2019

Community Groups Propose Changes to Racial Equity Bill

Baltimore

October 23, 2019

Baltimore to audit water billing after failing to collect $2.3M from Ritz Carlton waterfront condo development

Baltimore

October 17, 2019

Howard coalition calls on county officials to end ICE contract

Montgomery County

September 20, 2019

Montgomery County Contemplates a More Inclusive Future

DC

September 18, 2019

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today that 104 national advocacy groups have endorsed H.R. 51, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act

Montgomery County

September 12, 2019

Michelle Malkin, sanctuary opponents to rally Friday in Rockville; counterprotest planned in Montgomery County immigration stand-off

Maryland State

August 12, 2019

American Jews Lead Nationwide Protests to #CloseTheCamps

Maryland State

July 22, 2019

State Roundup: ICE Protested At Artscape

Baltimore

July 22, 2019

100-plus protesters march against ICE in nearly 100-degree heat in Baltimore

Baltimore

July 21, 2019

Baltimore Jews against ICE

Baltimore

July 18, 2019

Jewish Activists of ‘Never Again’ Action Oppose Immigrant Detention Centers

DC

July 17, 2019

Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border

Baltimore

July 12, 2019

Lights For Liberty Vigil Planned In Baltimore Ahead Of ICE Raids

Montgomery County

July 12, 2019

Montgomery County Police Release Full Footage Involving Officer Using N-Word

Montgomery County

July 11, 2019

Panel on police policies debated

Montgomery County

July 10, 2019

Amid Public Outcry, Montgomery Lawmakers Look to Create Policing Commission

Montgomery County

July 10, 2019

Police Advisory Commission Draws Mixed Reaction

Montgomery County

July 9, 2019

‘We believe in accountability’ Protesters voice concerns about Montgomery County Police Department

Montgomery County

July 9, 2019

County Officials, Activists Respond to Arrest of Officer in Alleged Police Brutality Incident

DC

July 9, 2019

Inside the Jewish Effort to Stop ICE and Trump’s ‘Concentration Camps’

Montgomery County

July 8, 2019

County Civil Rights Groups To Protest Alleged Police Brutality Incident

Baltimore

July 1, 2019

As City Water Bills Increase by 10%, Advocates Demand Affordability Measures

Montgomery County

June 7, 2019

Residents voice concerns over Montgomery County policing

DC

May 27, 2019

Tax Incentives For D.C. Tech Companies Expected To Be Slashed

Baltimore

May 17, 2019

Dozens of Baltimoreans give impassioned testimonies at hearing for Water Accountability & Equity Act

Montgomery County

May 17, 2019

Montgomery County seeking police shooting accountability

Montgomery County

May 16, 2019

Community protests MCP interaction with two African Americans

Montgomery County

May 16, 2019

Council Seeks More Information after Officer’s Racial Slur Caught on Video

Montgomery County

May 14, 2019

Delegate Wilkins: “Our Police Are Falling Woefully Short Of Their Mission”

Montgomery County

May 14, 2019

Community holds rally after video shows police officer using racial slur

Montgomery County

May 13, 2019

Montgomery Co. community rally, march planned in response to officer using racial slur

Montgomery County

May 13, 2019

Activists demanding accountability after video surfaces of Montgomery Co. officer using racial slur

Montgomery County

May 9, 2019

Jawando’s LETT Act unanimously approved by County Council

Montgomery County

May 7, 2019

Justice Reform Group Urges Citizen Police Oversight Board, Policy Reviews

Maryland State

April 24, 2019

Here Is Text of the Letter Unions and Progressive Groups Are Sending to House Democrats

DC

April 15, 2019

Trump doubles down on Islamophobic attacks as threats against Ilhan Omar rise

Montgomery County

April 8, 2019

Silver Spring residents demand action after investigation clears officer in death of Robert White

Baltimore

April 3, 2019

Countless Families Will Keep Their Homes in Baltimore Because Of This Huge Water Bill Win

DC

March 23, 2019

As D.C. leaders tout reforms, latest ethics scandal evokes city’s history of corruption

DC

March 15, 2019

Bernie 2020 Becomes First Presidential To Unionize With UFCW

Maryland State

March 8, 2019

JUFJ Heads to Annapolis for Lobby Night

DC

March 6, 2019

D.C. Council member Jack Evans urged to resign from Democratic Party leadership

DC

March 5, 2019

DC Council shelves vote on bill to increase homestead deduction