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In September, JCUA joined ONE Northside to register voters in Chicago.  Read these reflections from some of our participants, and if you haven’t yet, GO VOTE! I am so grateful to JCUA and for the opportunity to work with them and ONE Northside to help me fulfill my Mitzvah Project for Voter Registration. Even though I’m […]
Monday, November 07, 2016 12:45:42 PM

I Never Really Left Or Tzedek
By Sydney Bakal 2016 Or Tzedek Summer Participant REGISTRATION FOR OR TZEDEK SUMMER 2017 IS OPEN! Sign up before Jan. 15, 2017 to receive the Early Bird Discount. Let Sydney, one of last year’s teens, tell you why you should. This summer I participated in JCUA’s Or Tzedek summer institute, a program for teenagers in […]
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 1:16:11 PM

Shout Loudly and Don’t Hold Back
By Ben Halbig JCUA Board Member JCUA Board Member Ben Halbig gave this drash at Mishkan’s Yom Kippur morning services for the Isaiah Haftarah . As we move into this new year, Ben asks how can we do more? How can we make this year reflect “the fast God really wants?” “Good morning. I’m Ben. […]
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 10:57:08 AM

The Second Tzedek
By Emma Drongowski JCUA’s AVODAH Organizing Fellow This past week, we read Parshat Shoftim, from the book of Deuteronomy. This Torah portion outlines a set of guidelines for ethical and moral behaviors- a very common theme in Jewish holy texts. Shoftim identifies the proper methods for appointing judges, procedures for  judicial systems, warnings against worshiping […]
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 2:06:40 PM

Linking Values to Action
By Iszy Licht JCUA Member I first connected with JCUA two years ago through my work as a student activist at Northwestern University. I was the President of a new student group on campus committed to working against gun violence, Northwestern Students for Gun Violence Prevention. We volunteered at the JCUA’s 2014 Freedom and Justice […]
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:37:33 PM

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dec
1

Protected By Faith Vigil
Join us as we stand in solidarity with immigrants of all faiths and backgrounds.
Thursday, December 1
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Chicago Temple
77 West Washington
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DEC
1

Police Accountability
Community Conversation
Hosted by ONE Northside
Tuesday, December 1
6-8 PM
Lakeview Lutheran Church
835 W Addison
Email marla@jcua.org for for more info or to attend.

DEC
14

JCore Subcommittee Meeting
Police Accountability
Wednesday, December 14
6:30-8 PM
Spertus
610 S. Michigan
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