Rabbi Jeffrey Goldwasser

Rabbi Jeff Goldwasser is the rabbi of Temple Sinai in Cranston, RI; he previously served Temple Beit HaYam in Stuart, FL. He blogs at Reb Jeff.

Rhode Island Congregation Helps Win Two Anti-Poverty Laws

Rabbi Jeffrey Goldwasser
June 15, 2021
For years, the Social Action Committee at Temple Sinai in Cranston, Rhode Island, did things like making sandwiches for hungry people — and we do believe that such relief programs are important — but  we also wanted to really speak up for the poor. To do more than treat the symptoms of poverty, we decided to take action on poverty’s root causes.