Our 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:
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.
— Deut. 15:11
Learn to do good. Pursue justice.
— Isa. 1:17
It is not upon you to complete the work, but neither are you free to desist from it.
— Pirkei Avot 2:16
Our Inspiration from Kol Emet:
Kol Emet is a Reconstructionist Jewish Congregation that strives to encourage spiritual fulfillment, happiness and meaning for its members and their families through interactive worship, life-long education and service to our community and the larger world.