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The Yamim Noraim, High Holy Days, are a time of personal reflection; gazing at the year past and at the year that is yet to be. As we stand again on the threshold of the New Year, we must recognize our partnership with God in creation and commit ourselves to tikkun olam and to the actions that will help repair our world.

The Days of Awe High Holy Days Social Action Guide provides resources to help integrate and incorporate social action programming related to environmental protection, the criminal justice system, and fighting hunger and poverty into your holiday practices. Read more.

High Holiday Programs

Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

Aug 21, 2013 12:00 AM
High Holy Days Programs: Environmental Stewardship

Elul as Environmental Awareness Month

Aug 21, 2013 12:00 AM
Since Rosh HaShanah celebrates the birthday of creation, Elul is an excellent time to reflect on our progress as stewards of creation and protectors of the environment.

Green TShuvah

Aug 21, 2013 12:00 AM
Encourage congregants to perform personal assessments of their impact on the environment.

Greening Your Synagogue

Aug 21, 2013 12:00 AM
Implement methods to improve the sustainability of all activity related to the grounds and buildings of synagogues.

Neighborhood Clean-Up

Aug 21, 2013 12:00 AM
Engage congregants in an act of tikkun olam with a group clean-up of a neighborhood locale.

Tashlich for a Just City

Aug 10, 2010 12:00 AM
An alternative Tashlich service that raises awareness of injustice and inequality.

To learn more, contact the Religious Action Center at 202.387.2800.

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