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Mitzvah Projects

In 2005, a group of dedicated and motivated Temple members
organized Tikkun Olam of Temple Emanu-El.

Tikkun olam literally means “to fix the world” and is considered a core value among Jews. At Emanu-El, the Tikkun Olam Committee identifies ways in which we, as a synagogue, can “lend a helping hand,” particularly through social-action projects that are intended to make life better for others in the community.

Our first event was a congregationwide Mitzvah Day,
at which we came together to help others in a variety of hands-on projects.
This fall, Temple Emanu-El will celebrate its 10th Mitzvah Day.

Download a list of projects for 2014 »

We invite all Temple members to join our efforts and to experience the feeling of gratification that comes from helping others. Learn more about the multitude of mitzvah activities open to Temple members in the Mitzvah Messenger »

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