About

CJJ is a grassroots network committed to creating a more just, fair, and compassionate North Carolina. We build relationships where people help each other because individuals have a profound responsibility for the well-being of the whole.

Founded in March 2013, Carolina Jews for Justice combines advocacy and education to organize a non-partisan Jewish voice for justice in North Carolina. We work to influence policy at the local and state levels and encourage individuals and Jewish institutions to take a stand on important issues in our community.

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Nov 25, 2021

Reflections on the American tradition known as Thanksgiving

During this week of the American federal holiday known as “Thanksgiving” I spent time heeding the call of Indigenous community connection and - yes, even Indigenous content creators - to seek out truth telling of their people and the history...

Nov 11, 2021

Thank You Judy and Frank

You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to desist from it.Rabbi Tarfon, Pirkei Avot 2:21 Carolina Jews for Justice’s founders Judy Leavitt and Frank Goldsmith have shepherded the organization from...

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