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The Jewish Center for Justice is a distinguished social justice, education, and leadership development platform that meets each individual where they are in their journey to inspire change.
“Through the Fellowship, I have been able to create tangible, positive change in our world while rooting myself in Jewish traditions.”
— Lisa F, College Fellow
A support system
“I greatly appreciate how JCJ has helped me grow both as a student and as a professional in my post-graduation ambitions.”
— Dahvi C, Former College Fellow
A deeper connection to Judaism
“JCJ provides a platform for me to advocate for legislation that aligns with my Jewish values while also creating meaningful relationships with the people I work with.”
— Jude H, High School Fellow
Empowering my daughter
“The JCJ fellowship program has helped her discover that her voice matters and that her contributions are meaningful.”
— Heather L, Parent
Recent Blog Posts
The word Hanukkah means “dedication,” because we rededicated the Temple after it was destroyed by the Greeks thousands of years ago.
Following the attacks on Israel and the rise in antisemitism worldwide, the story of Hanukkah has never been so relevant. While brave soldiers fight against a terroristic regime, the Jewish people worldwide stand at the ready to rebuild those communities that have been destroyed.
We hope you will use this guide to spark a conversation around your Hanukkah Menorah.
Download our Hanukkah Justice Guide here.
Nearly one month after Hamas’ brutal attacks on Israel that started a war, you may discover that you have many questions about what is going on in Israel, who exactly Hamas is, and what JCJ’s position is on the conflict. Here are some of the most frequently asked...
Updated: Oct. 13, 2023 Looking for volunteer and giving opportunities? Donate / volunteer in Israel (click here). Donate from abroad (click here). “This is the most lethal assault against Jews since the Holocaust." – U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat...