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New & Updated Resources: Preparing for the High Holidays in Challenging Times
Partner organizations of the Reform Movement are offering the best collaborative thinking and the most comprehensive resources to guide your visioning and planning.
Telling Stories: How to Inspire One Another in Your Congregation
Inviting people to share memories of interesting, meaningful experiences in their lives – especially on Yom Kippur – always proves to inspire others.
The Month of Av is Here - and This is What it Signifies
Rosh HaShanah, the new Jewish year arrives in two months... and they’re two months that will pass quickly. It is time to get ready.
Tzedekah Mutual Fund
A new and successful program to educate congregants about diverse disaster relief initiatives and to raise funds to support people in need throughout the world. Judea Reform Congregation 1933 West Cornwallis Road Durham, NC 27705-5707 918.489.7062 www.judeareform.org Target Groups: Adults, Multi...
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. http://www.templemicah.org/ Goals: Providing necessary, but often overlooked, items to the homeless...
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 www.ihcindy.org Goals: Make social action a flexible “one stop shopping” for the congregants. Connect social...
Serving the Hearing Impaired
The Temple opened its High Holiday services to people with hearing difficulties. Congregation Emanuel 51 Grape Street Denver, Colorado 80220 (303) 388-4013 www.congregationemanuel.com Target Groups: Adults, Multi-generational Social Action Program Congregation Emanuel has opened its High Holy Day...
Sowing Bread in the Sea: A Psalm for Tashlich
This piece of liturgy was written for Jews For Racial & Economic Justice in New York City. Its themes will be resonant for residents of so many of our cities and towns. It may be used in your congregation's High Holiday services or Tashlich ceremony, or in other gatherings for worship or protest. You may want to use this psalm as part of the service Tashlich for a Just City.
Tashlich for a Just City
This piece of liturgy was written for Jews For Racial & Economic Justice in New York City. Its themes will be resonant for residents of so many of our cities and towns. It may be used in your congregation's High Holiday services or Tashlich ceremony, or in other gatherings for worship or protest. You may also want to include Sowing Bread in the Sea: A Psalm for Tashlich in this service.
Kever Avot: Visiting the Graves of Our Loved Ones
Congregants organized visits to local cemeteries for seniors who wished to visit the graves of their loved ones. Community Contact Information: Temple Israel West Bloomfield, MI http://temple-israel.org Goals: Allow elderly members of the community a chance to visit the graves of their loved ones...