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Tzedakah

Congregation creates a year of programs and opportunities to reflect on and perform tzedakah.

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Mt. Zion Temple

The Barnert Temple in Franklin Lakes, NJ, held a one-day (6 hour) event in April 2006 to raise awareness of the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan while simultaneously raising $62,000 for human
A congregation's Tzedakah Collective demonstrates the synagogue's dedication to social justice through its various activities.

 

By rotating where donations are directed, one's contribution to the tzedakah box can serve a variety of efforts.

Temple Sholom
2480 North Lake Shore Drive

Tzedakah project focusing on the mitzvah of tikkun olam during Chanukah.

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Congregation Or Ami
Calabasas, CA

A synagogue's Social Action Committee has implemented an ongoing program of tikkun olam.
Youth prepare weekly lunches for the homeless.

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Temple Adath Israel
Lexington, KY

Emphasizing Purim gift-giving to children in crisis.

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Temple Israel
Tulsa, OK

Congregation involves local Jews in building a house with Habitat for Humanity.

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Temple Emanuel
Roanoke, VA

Tzedekah collective to fund a variety of projects throughout the year.

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Temple Sinai
Washington, D.C.