TIKKUN OLAM COMMITTEE’S MISSION STATEMENT:
- Opening eyes, opening hearts, opening hands
- Opening eyes through education and discussion.
- Opening hearts to the needs in our local community.
- Opening hands to do good and pursue justice.
OUR INSPIRATION FROM TORAH AND TRADITION:
Deuteronomy 15:11: For there will never cease to be needy ones in your land, which is why I command you: open your hand to the poor and needy kinsman in your land.
Isa 1:17: Learn to do good. Pursue justice.
Pirkei Avot: It is not upon you to complete the work, but neither are you free to desist from it.
NEWS & EVENTS
This year’s theme: Buy Nothing
Sun. Nov. 7: A Generous Spirit, Part III – With Guest Speaker Ed Whitfield of Seed Commons – How we think about and use money are keys to creating a just society that meets everyone’s needs and lifts all boats.
Green Activities for Kids:
MONTHLY DONATION DRIVE
Kol Emet began partnering with the Interfaith Food Alliance (IFA), an organization fighting hunger in Lower Bucks, in Summer 2018. We support IFA in a variety of ways, including a monthly donation drive to provide some of the most “in-demand” items IFA offers the families it serves.
Please contact the Interfaith Food Alliance for drop-off information and/or go to the DONATE button on their website: interfaithfoodalliance.com