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Program Bank: Economic Justice Activities for Shavuot

 As a holiday that reminds us of our responsibility to help provide for the poor, Shavuot is also a holiday that communities often celebrate together with a festive meal or gathering. Generally, these gatherings also afford our communities an opportunity to include donation component. Making donations of goods as part of a Tikkun L’eil Shavuot or creating centerpieces comprised of non-perishable food items to deliver to a food pantry or soup kitchen are both ways to connect teachings of economic justice with the celebration of Shavuot.

These three complete lesson plans on economic justice issues include text studies, discussion questions, and links to external resources to keep conversations going in your discussion group, youth group, or class: