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The Temple's religious school engaged in a year long project to support Ethiopian Jewry. They sold embroidery, hosted a Ethiopian-themed Shabbat, and created a national photo exhibit.
The Temple revamped its Social Action Committee by creating pledge cards in which congregants can indicate which type of Social Action projects they are interested in doing and how often they are
The Temple created a Tikkun Olam project for every grade of the religious school.
The Temple created a multifaceted AIDS awareness/action Project.
Confirmation class presents a Shavuot meal, researching how and where it was harvested.

A project of HUC-JIR students under Rabbi Arthur Waskow.

Goals:

Raised awareness to the plight of the three Israeli soldiers captured in the 2006 Lebanon War.

Community Contact Information:
Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel

Teens in grades 7-12 across the state went door-to-door on the evening of October 31, Halloween, “trick-or-treating” for canned goods to donate to local shelters.
Synagogue partners with local Legal Services to help their clients work towards self-sufficiency.

Community Contact Information:
Temple Emanu-El

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.

Community Contact Information:
Temple Israel
Boston, MA