Jewish Center for Justice

VP of LA Schools and JCJ Board Member co-authors resolution in support of immigrant families and children

When the humanitarian crisis of separating immigrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border began last month, the Jewish Center for Justice community immediately voiced our collective outrage at this immoral practice. Words of condemnation for this heartbreaking policy swiftly turned to action as we partnered with national and local organizations to speak out […]


When we separate children from their parents, we are rejecting the very ideals we hold dear

When we separate children from their parents, we are rejecting the very ideals we hold dear By JCJ Summer Intern Sam Wolf.    Over the past month, the Trump Administration has been deliberately separating parents from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Government agencies such as the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Immigration and Customs […]


LA Women’s March Foundation: Statement

We are alarmed by continuing verbal attacks against the state of Israel and certain parts of the Jewish community by some leaders of the Women’s March. The Jewish Center for Justice is dedicated to building coalitions of diversity and strength in order to raise our collective voice for justice.  This year, in Women’s Marches across […]

The Moral Challenge of Gaza

The difficulty and complexity of this past week in Israel has left us searching for words to express our emotions.  Side by side media images of the embassy dedication ceremony in Jerusalem juxtaposed by the death and violence on the Gaza border fail to address the nuance of the situation. While this week has brought […]


“Lizkor” To Remember

Reuben Bank is a Junior at George Washington University in Washington DC and is spending his spring semester studying at Tel Aviv University.  Reuben is a leader in JCJ’s College Campus Fellows.   “Lizkor.” To remember. These are the words that began the campus-wide Yom Hazikaron ceremony that I attended at Tel Aviv University. For […]