Category Archives: Tikkun Olam

Haggadot for the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas

Thanks to your generosity, our community raised $4,995.00 for hurricane relief on behalf of the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas (HCST), to purchase generators and support HCST in meeting its most critical needs in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria. The second effort to which we committed is to replace 81 damaged Passover haggadot…
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A New Home for a Refugee Family

Thanks to everyone at Temple Shalom who is helping to set up the new home for an Afghani refugee family. Most of the Afghani families currently being admitted to the US are in danger of retribution because they assisted the US military. If you volunteered to provide specific items, please bring those items to the…
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Haggadot for the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas

Dear Temple Shalom Family, Thanks to your generosity, our community raised $4,995.00 for hurricane relief on behalf of the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas (HCST). The purpose of this was to purchase generators and support HCST in meeting its most critical needs in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria. The second effort to which…
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After Charlottesville: The Battle Against Bigotry

Friday, February 23, 2018 Dinner at 6:00 PM—RSVP battlebigotryshabbatdinner.eventbrite.com Shabbat Service at 7:30 with guest speaker Doron Ezickson, Anti-Defamation League Washington, D.C. Regional Director There has been a surge in reports of hate crimes targeting Jews, Muslims, African-American and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and our friends and neighbors feeling threatened. This is a…
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Provide home supply needs for a newly arriving refugee family!

Temple Shalom is committed to supporting refugee families in our community, and the Tikkun Olam Refugee Committee is excited to launch our next refugee project.  In partnership with Lutheran Social Services, we will be providing home supply needs for a newly arriving refugee family in the coming weeks. Please sign up for items that you can…
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As we come to celebrate Channukah let us remember the refugees.

The Refugee Committee is currently running a "winter set" drive (hats, gloves, scarves) for the International Rescue Committee to assist local refugee families. Here are two ways you can give. Click HERE to order a winter set or 2 or 3! or Bring your sets Friday, December 15to our Night of 1000 Menorahs Shabbat and…
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Help St. Thomas

It has been two months since Hurricane Irma made landfall and caused a great deal of destruction to the US Virgin Islands. Their needs are still great. As most of you know, St. Thomas, where Rabbi Michael Feshbach is serving, was hit hard by the storm. After speaking extensively with Julie Novick (Rabbi Feshbach's wife),…
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HELP St. Thomas

It has been two months since Hurricane Irma made landfall and caused a great deal of destruction to the US Virgin Islands and the needs are still great. As most of you know, St. Thomas, where Rabbi Michael Feshbach is serving, was hit hard by the storm.. After speaking extensively with Julie Novick (Rabbi Feshbach's…
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Help St. Thomas

November 3, 2017 | 14 Cheshvan 5778 Dear Temple Shalom Family: It has been two months since Hurricane Irma made landfall and caused a great deal of destruction to the US Virgin Islands and the needs are still great. As most of you know, St. Thomas, where Rabbi Michael Feshbach is serving, was hit hard…
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