Jewish Justice Advocates (“JJA”)

Jewish Justice Advocates (“JJA”) is a TBESOC committee striving to advance social justice in accordance with Jewish values and positions of the Union of Reform Judaism (URJ), Reform ‘s Religious Action Committee (RAC), United Synagogues of Conservative Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR).”

 

 

 

 

JJA is supporting Havurat Tzedekh’s wonderful Interfaith work and serving the Families Forward food bank community. See you at the Mosque on Sunday Nov. 24th at 4 pm for Interfaith Thanksgiving.

Advocate for Justice in Accordance with Jewish values:

  • Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). JoinRAC in urging the reauthorization of this bipartisan act, the U.S.’ most comprehensive resource for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.
  • Support Refugees: RAC and HIAS urge us to promote the Jewish value of welcoming the stranger by asking members of Congress to fund programs upholding the rights of immigrants and asylum seekers.
  • Protect Our Democracy: Urge Senators to allocate much more funding (at least $600 million) to states and localities for critical election security needs including prioritizing replacing paperless voting systems.

Join JJA in these social justice opportunities:

Advocacy Training by United Against Homelessness.  Nov. 20 7-9 PM, Mission Viejo.  Help be a powerful voice in your community to end homelessness. Learn more here.

Welcome and Support the Stranger. Wed., Dec. 4, 6PM-8PM, 1000 N. Bristol St. Newport Beach.Join the Refugee Action Fund for an inspirational evening featuring a refugee who fled Camaroon with his family after being tortured for his political beliefs. Learn how you can support the safety and dignity of refugees and asylum seekers around the world. For more information and to register for the event go to Refugee Action Fund.

RAC Biennial – Dec. 11-15.  For more information here.

Orange County Women’s March.  January 18, 2020.  For more information go to: OC Womens March .  

RAC-CA Regional Gathering. Sun. Jan. 26, 10AM-2PM., Temple Solel, 3575 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff by the Sea. Join JJA and other Southern CA Congregations plan how to move forward to seek a California that better reflects the Jewish values of justice, compassion and wholeness. You can register for the regional gathering here.

 

 

 

 

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