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Social Action Issues/Education/Events

The Mitzvot B’Yachad Social Action Committee organizes several Lunch and Learn Shabbat Lectures, bringing in expert speakers on social or environmental issues.  The Committee searches out topics and speakers to educate or discuss issues relevant to Judaism’s required preservation of the environment and to do what is socially right.

Contact Jeannette Norris for suggestions or participation.


HIAS Pennsylvania (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) was founded with a singular vision: to welcome new Americans, committed to the Jewish value of welcoming the stranger. We continue to work to create a welcoming and secure environment for all immigrants and their families in our state. We do this by partnering with other service providers, faith-based organizations and community groups, to ensure that all immigrants and refugees are treated with respect.

News: The Beth Sholom Mitzvot B'Yahad Social Action Committee, along with PA Mazon Act Against Hunger are thrilled by the decision to not cut SNAP benefits.
Mazal Tov to our friend and partner Julie Zaebst, program manager of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, for her great work, and to the active members of our community for their work!
Rabbi Merow, Norma Finklestein and Jeannette Norris-and our entire committee.

Tue, September 21 2021 15 Tishrei 5782