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b'nei mitzvah

A synagogue initiative to work with the local Interfaith Shelter Network over the Christmas holiday to provide assistance to people in need.

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The congregation established programs occuring throughout the year focusing on anti-hunger and poverty.
Bar and Bat Mitzvah students participate in meaningful i-fundraising efforts with ORT America and help fellow students around the world.

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Congregants assist needy families in the area by preparing and delivering monthly packages of canned goods, preserved foods and family favorites.
The synagogue runs a homeless shelter from November until April in which guests are given a hot meal, a warm bed to sleep in, and a breakfast in the morning.
Synagogue works to infuse congregational life with social justice, learning, and action.

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Temple Israel
Boston, MA

North American students and congregants help Ethiopian Jews in Ethiopia and Israel.

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The Temple creates "Mitzvah baskets" which are baskets filled with non-perishable food items that decorate the sanctuary during B'nai Mitzvah and other special occasions.
A community's initiative program which suggested inviting guests to a "Mini-Mitzvah Day" after services to add a socially responsible element to Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebrations.
The synagogue's B'nai Mitzvah students, teens, and adults work together to improve literacy through tutoring programs, donations of books and backpacks, and through volunteer at after school prog