JCUA Blog

None Shall Make Them Afraid

Categories: JCUA Statement, Membership
“And they shall sit under their vine and their fig tree, and none shall make them afraid.” Micah 4.4 Dear Friend, I find it hard to confront the fact that I am about to turn 90. My thoughts often return to the civil rights struggles of the 1960’s and to the tensions of those turbulent …

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Strengthened In Our Resolve

Categories: JCUA Statement
JCUA’s Response to Violence in Charlottesville At an interfaith vigil yesterday afternoon, JCUA joined religious leaders and people of all denominations to show our solidarity in the wake of the horrific, racist, and antisemitic events thats unfolded in Charlottesville. We mourn for all those affected by this tragedy, and at the same time this past …

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Bring Your Whole Self to the Table

Categories: Other
By Avra Shapiro JCUA Community Organizer Shalom! I feel extremely blessed to have just started working full-time as a community organizer at JCUA. I’ve been involved with JCUA since October 2015, where I was galvanized to join the Trauma Care Coalition after being moved by the strategic and unique role JCUA was playing in helping to …

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