JFREJ is a community within a community. At JFREJ you’ll find every kind of Jew, united by our common belief in justice. And all of us work in partnership with the grassroots social justice mosaic of New York City — fighting for a better future.
JFREJ would not be the bold, beautiful, powerful community and organization we are without our trans, non-binary, and intersex members and leaders. We are holding each other close as this administration continues its attack on our marginalized communities, threatening to take away any protections we have won.
We know that this attack is not new in the long history of violence against those of us who cross rigid gender barriers, but no administration can take away from us what we do have: each other. Trans justice is core to our work at JFREJ, and an attack on any of us is an attack on all of us. The rise of the far right, with its aims of white Christian supremacy and patriarchy, has never made our commitment to collective liberation more clear.
We will outlive them, and we will always fight for trans survival and resistance. Despite incredible repression and violence, trans life and joy continue to persist, and we #WontBeErased. ... See MoreSee Less
The #RightToKnowAct just went into effect, but already the NYPD won't comply.
The police are not above the law. We expect, and will demand, full compliance from the NYPD. The safety and rights of New Yorkers are at stake! Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) ... See MoreSee Less
New laws requiring NYPD officers to identify themselves and receive consent before conducting some searches are set to go into effect Friday — and police reform advocates are worried the de Blasio administration is already trying to wriggle out of the rules.