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Program Bank

Congregants sign up for three month commitments to buy an extra can of food each time they shop. Donations are brought to the Temple and donated to local food banks.
Congregation creates a year of programs and opportunities to reflect on and perform tzedakah.

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Mt. Zion Temple

With a focus on congregant’s social justice interests, synagogue provides numerous programming and advocacy opportunities all year.

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Social Action calendar was created to allow congregants to choose activities that fit in their schedule.

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Throughout the year, the congregation had a "Mitzvah of the Month" which provided supplies and caring for the Wimauma community of farmworkers.
Temple Dor Dorim cultivated meaningful personal and communal relationships with two local churches, creating the foundation for genuine interfaith collaboration on a series of events aimed at the
Women were able to have their photographs taken holding a Torah at the synagogue as a way of taking a stand for religious pluralism in Israel.
A synagogue can work to gather cold weather garments for area homeless shelters.

Target Groups: Multi-generational Social Action Program

An interfaith county-wide rotating homeless shelter.

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Temple Isaiah

Lafayette, CA


When they began to discuss synagogue food policies a few years ago, members of the social action committee at Sinai Temple were engaged in a conversation about kashrut.