Tikkun Olam (healing the world), social action, and social justice are important values of the modern Reform movement and a priority at Temple Emanuel. We are typically involved in at least one Tikkun Olam activity every month. To participate in these activities or to suggest another one of particular interest to you, please email TikkunOlam@TempleEmanuel-GNH.org.
As part of TE’s social action program, Nancy Weber and Max Case have organized a group of TE members to serve dinner at the Beth El Center soup kitchen in Milford on the first Tuesday of each month. Here’s how it works: We purchase a main course meal sufficient to provide for approximately 40 … Continue reading “New TE Tikkun Olam program: serving monthly dinners at Beth El soup kitchen in Milford”
Dear Temple Emanuel Congregants: For the twenty fourth consecutive year, Temple Emanuel will participate in the High Holy Days Food Project. The food we collect will be divided between the food pantries of both Jewish Family Service (JFS) and the Town of Orange’s Human Services Department where they help feed the many needy … Continue reading “HIGH HOLY DAYS FOOD PROJECT 2017 / 5778”
On Thursday, April 26, JCARR welcomed a new refugee family from Syria, our third refugee family in a year. The normal anticipation and anxiety we feel in awaiting their arrival was heightened by the announcement of a proposed Executive Order that was rumored might be signed that very day that would halt refugee entry into … Continue reading “JCARR JOYFULLY WELCOMES NEW SYRIAN FAMILY”