Kehila continues a tradition of advocating for economic and social justice, locally, nationally and internationally. Examples from 2017-18 included:
- Working alongside Jews United for Justice (JUFJ) and other organizations to push for a $15 minimum wage in Montgomery County, paid sick leave in Maryland and Montgomery County, and greater gun control in Maryland.
- Participating in Statewide Lobby Night in Annapolis to further soical justice and environmental agenda in the Maryland State Legislature.
- Holding a vigil with Reb David at the Israeli Embassy to protest deportation of African migrants from Israel.
- Participating in the Washington March for Our Lives to protest against gun violence, including prayers led by Reb David.
- Volunteering during the six-week Affordable Care Act open season to distribute information and answer phones helping people sign up for health insurance
- Holding Sunday morning Adult Education programs on Maryland State legislative priorities and J Street advocacy in Israel.
Similar activities, which will be advertised, will arise during this year and may include:
- Opportunities to attend hearings, and participate in letter-writing and petition campaigns regarding pending legislation.
- Discussion of social justice issues through shared information and education.