Congregational Social Action Webpages
Congregational websites easily underscore the breadth of social action programming nationwide and can serve as valuable resources for programming in your community. Find out how a congregation in Fresno, CA, has established an interfaith food bank or how a congregation in Minneapolis, MN, is assisting those living with AIDS. Learn what congregations in neighboring communities are doing to help repair the world.
Social Action Web Pages Sorted Alphabetically by Congregation's State A-B-C · D-E-F · G-H-I · J-K-L M-N-O · P-Q-R · S-T-U · V-W-X-Y-Z
Many of the congregational pages refer to RAC programs or resources. For additional information on
Mitzvah Days and the High Holiday Hunger Project, contact the Religious Action Center or the Commission on Social Action
Looking for new social action programing ideas, visit RAC's
If your congregation has a social action website and it is not listed please on this page, please send e-mail the Religious Action Center at
firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to add it. United States A - B - C Alabama Alaska Arizona California Temple Israel, Hollywood- Detailed list of Social Justice Committee activities including the Families-In-Need Project and High Holydays Hunger Project Stephen S. Wise Temple, Los Angeles - Descriptions of local Social Justice Partnerships and Social Action Programming, including Fain Award-winning CDF Freedom School program and Annual Mitzvah Day Temple Beth El, Aptos - Summary of social action projects Congragation Ohr Tzafon, Atascadero- Information on comunity homeless shelter, as well as b'nai mitzvah projects Congregation Beth El, Berkeley- Extensive discriptions of ongoing social action projects Temple Emanuel, Beverly Hills- Listing of social action projects avalible through the congragation, or through the community. Congration Beth Israel, Carmel- List of many community and temple projects- including; emergency lodging, listening campaign, and Comunitys Orginized for Relational Power in Action Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills - provides volunteer and donation opportunities for congregants and describes their Tikun Olam Day - a community wide event of social action programming Congregation Or Ami, Calabasas - Summary of social action programs Temple Ahavat Shalom, Northridge- List of annual social action projects including Mitzvah Day, hunger programs, and community outreach Temple Beth El, Salinas- Listings of annual community service projects Temple Emanu-El, San Diego- Information on social action projects including: Mitzvah Day, Interfaith Shelter, Blanket and Warm Clothing Drive Congregation Emanu-El , San Francisco- Interfaith Council Dinners for the Homeless, environmental sustainability, Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Congregation Sha'ar Zahav, San Francisco Information on past year's events Congregation B'nai B'rith, Santa Barbara-Mitzvah Vegetable Garden, mentoring program, food drive, Mitzvah Day Temple Israel, Stockton- Summary of social action programs including the Distinguished Speaker Series Temple Beth Hillel, Valley Village- Extensive social action programming including the Moses Program which assist the disability, interfaith programs, Black/Jewish dialogues, Mitzvah Day, and supervision of Bar/Bat Mitzvah Service Projects Leo Baeck Temple, West Los Angeles Information on Mitzvah Day, AIDS Luncheon Group, Sukkot in April, and the Social Action Shabbat Lecture Series Congreation Beth Shalom, Carmichael- Updates on food pantry, soup kitchen, and food donation through the temple C ongregation B'nai Tzedek, Fountain Valley Colorado Connecticut D - E - F Delaware Florida G - H - I Georgia Illinois J - K - L Kentucky M - N - O Massachusetts Michigan Missouri New Jersey Temple Emanuel, Cherry Hill- Comprehensive updates from the Social Action committee on recent projects. Temple Advoda, Fair Lawn- Programs dealing with helping the homeless, AIDS patients, and Habitat for Humanity Temple Emanu-El, Livingston- A well-organized and complete overview of the congregation's social action activities. Project descriptions, contact information and a schedule of events is also provided. Temple Shaari Emeth, Manalapan- Information on High Holidays food drive, Ronald McDonald House, and Mitzvah Day Temple Beth-El, Somerville- An overview of the work of the Social Action committee that highlights current projects,their biggest project to date has been the Interfaith Hospitality Network. Temple Sinai, Summit- Detailed description of the synagogue's social action activities New York Oklahoma Ohio Issac Wise, Cincinnati- Description of social action programs, political advocacy networkand interfaith hospitality network < FONT>- Yom Kippur food drive, tree plantings, Mitzvah Day and other projects Oregon Beth Israel, Portland- Information on their Mitzvah Bank, Torah of Money and other creative social action programs P - Q - R Pennsylvania S - T - U
V - W - X - Y - Z Virginia Washington
Temple B'nai Torah, Bellevue- Web site describes the congregation's Social Action mission Temple Beth Am, Seattle- Listings of on-going social action projects including: Habitat for Humanity, making lunches for Angeline's Day Shelter, food bank gardening, interfaith programming, political advocacy, and their annual Mitzvah Day Temple Beth Or, Everett- Information on the Social Action Committee's ongoings, including projects to green the congregation through recycling and education, among other actions
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