Social Justice

How to Start a Social Justice Book Club

Reform Jews across North America come together in their own communities to read, explore and discuss social justice-themed books. RAC Reads provides thought-provoking stories and tools to get your family, congregation, and community talking about racial justice.

Year of Tzedek

Congregation creates a year of programs and opportunities to reflect on and perform tzedakah. Community Contact Information: Mt. Zion Temple St. Paul, MN Goals: Support and sustain congregational involvement in social justice issues. Support local charitable organizations. Help congregants find ways to engage with issues that interest them.

Year Long Commitment to Tikkun Olam

Social Action calendar was created to allow congregants to choose activities that fit in their schedule. Community Contact Information: Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation Indianapolis, IN Goals: Make social action a flexible “one stop shopping” for the congregants. Connect social action to other branches of synagogue life.

Yad B’Yad: Joining Together to Heal the World

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 entire local community and designed to raise awareness of the suffering in Darfur, as well as within our own communities.