The Norma Perlstein Social Action Committee
Temple Sholom's Norma Perlstein Social Action Committee, named in honor of Temple Sholom's former Executive Director, is actively involved with coordinating the efforts of the congregation's multifaceted activities, fulfilling the mitzvah of tikkun olam (repairing the world).
Our social action committee supports many organizations including:
- American Red Cross
- Hertzog Children's Center in Afula, Israel
- Metropolitan Council on Poverty
- Midnight Run
- Neighbor to Neighbor
- Project Ezra
The social action committee also supports volunteer initiatives including:
- Preparing and delivering meals for the elderly
- Organizing food and toy collection drives
- Visiting nursing home residents
- Serving dinner at local soup kitchen
- Temple Sholom Annual Mitzvah Day
Our annual Mitzvah Day brings many of our families together to do a variety of Jewish and locally based Mitzvah projects that are suitable for different age groups.
- Chesed Committee
One of the most important concepts in the Jewish tradition is that of chesed, or loving-kindness. Click here to see how you can get involved with the Chesed Committee.
If you want to be involved with social action, we'll help you find a way! Do you have an idea for a different project that you'd like to help Temple Sholom get involved in? We're always happy to consider new ideas. Please contact Social Action Chair Alexandra Hochman at [email protected].