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Community Outreach/
Community of Caring

Community Outreach / Social Action

“For Adonai your God…befriends the stranger with food and clothing.  You too must befriend the stranger for you were strangers in the Land of Egypt.”

Community Outreach is committed to reaching out and bringing the world closer to its potential for wholeness.  Jewish tradition sees human beings as being God’s partners in creation.  God created the world and it is our role to maintain it and bring it towards a state of perfection.  We do this by identifying needs locally, regionally, nationally and globally and by responding in whatever ways we can to make things that much better.  As it says in Pirkei Avot (Ethics of Our Ancestors) “It is not incumbent upon you to finish the work, but neither are you free to desist from it.”  (2:21)

The Community Outreach Committee plans and runs social action programs and collections, often partnering with community organizations to make a difference.  Several projects are annual events.  They include:

Up-to-date information about monthly collections and activities can be found on the website.

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