Inspired by our tradition’s call for Tikkun Olam, take action with us on social policy at the local, state, and federal levels. Following our timeless ancient texts, we engage in actions that protect those most vulnerable in our communities.
After more than 2,000 of our ancestors dreaming of a Jewish state, the necessity of defending its reality is a cultural obligation. Join us in protecting the existence and sustainability of the land of Israel and ensure our Jewish state is vibrant, moral, safe, and secure.
My heart is in the East, and I am at the edge of the West. – Yehudah HaLevi
The effects of Climate Change demand sustainable solutions that are implemented at all levels of government. We must challenge ourselves, and our communities, to prevent further damage. JCJ is building a diverse coalition to combat environmental injustices both globally and within the low-income communities most effected by environmental issues.
God said: Take care not to spoil or destroy My world, for if you do, there will be no one to repair it after you. – Midrash
From reproductive choice to equal pay, we stand with and for the full equality of women in our society. Women are the best qualified and suited to make the reproductive choice for their own body.
And Devorah, wife of Lappidoth, was a prophetess; she led Israel at that time. – Judges
Our tradition demands that we speak up and care for the needy in our community. With 45 million Americans living below poverty, and the gap between the rich and the poor growing rapidly, we must work on behalf of our moral tradition to ensure that our community takes active steps to provide for those in need.
We care for non-Jewish poor along with Jewish poor. – Mainmonides
When an individual or a group in our society suffers, then we all suffer. From communities of color to the LGBTQ community, we work in both interfaith and intra-faith coalitions to protect citizens and remain a beacon of hope and promise for those who seek a safe and free way of life. Generations of the Jewish community know all too well the cold hand of persecution. Like the generation who came before us, we must now work to ensure that all are treated with dignity, respect, and equality.
At a time when the community is suffering, no one should say, “I will go home, eat, drink, and be at peace with myself.” – Babylonia Talmud