Social Justice

Underwear Month

During the High Holy Days and following month, congregation collects packages of underwear to distribute to local homeless community. Community Contact Information: Temple Micah Washington, D.C. Goals: Providing necessary, but often overlooked, items to the homeless. Engage sixth-grade bar/bat mitzvah students and general congregation in tikkun olam.

The Impact of Mitzvah Day

The Temple has been able to transform its Mitzvah Day into a year-round opportunity for social action. Temple Israel 14 Coleytown Road Westport, Conneticut 06880 (203) 227-1293 Target Groups: Multi-generational Social Action Program, Adults Many (if not most) Reform congregations have a Mitzvah Day.

Temple Isaiah Organizing Project

Temple Isaiah in Lexington, MA engaged in congregation based community organizing Temple Isaiah in Lexington, Massachusetts along with three other synagogues came together and formed the Greater Boston Synagogue Organizing Project to transform their social justice work by applying community organizing principles.