Tikkun Olam

Tikkun Olam

Pile of sharpened colored pencils against a white background

Has your sisterhood been looking for a new and meaningful social action project? Have you been trying to involve youth or others in the congregation in your sisterhood programs?

Eve Silverman
Male hand holding a white megaphone against a chalkboard

Sustained moral outrage must be our only response to the prevalence of firearm-related deaths in our country.

Rabbi Aaron Meyer
Passover seder setup with a small chalkboard that reads Tzedek Tzedek Tirdof

During Passover, the annual season of celebrating our redemption from slavery and oppression, we are confronted with the juxtaposition of our own

Rabbi Elizabeth Zeller and Alexa Broida
Posed group of smiling Jewish and Muslim teens

In August 2014, many of us around the country watched news reports pertaining to the brutal and vicious beheading of American James Foley by ISIS. We were stunned and deeply upset.

Rabbi Paul Jacobson
Sign welcoming refugees with a Canadian flag

During the past year, the government of Canada admitted 25,000 Syrian refugees and another 11,000 have been arriving as part of private sponsorship opportunities.

Sara Charney
Colorful recycling bins against green grass

Our role as custodians and stewards of God’s earth is to protect and preserve the ecology and environment as best we can.

the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Graphic of a hand holding a lightbulb that appears to contain a mountain and windmills

As we look toward Tu BiSh’vat and the emergence of spring, we are called to think about the environment that surrounds us and o

Liz Mitlak
Stone MLK statue in Washington DC

Shabbat Tzedek, observed annually the weekend before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Marissa Solomon
Fully lit hanukkiyah

In his essay, “The Legacy of the Maccabees,” Dr. Shaye Cohen writes: “From the perspective of world history and Jewish history, the Hasmonean (Maccabean) revolt was epoch making.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
Happy children and adults with a shopping cart inside a Kohls

They were at-risk youth, searching for something new and not risky, to clothe them and keep them warm.

Rabbi Paul Kipnes