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Social Action & Justice

Temple Israel is committed to Tikkun Olam (repairing the world.) We strive to connect Temple Israel members to new and ongoing social initiatives that help others in our community and beyond.

Our goal is to build a team of temple members who are committed to social action/social justice. To stay informed about new initiatives and ongoing needs, and offer your own ideas for social action opportunities, email

New Initiatives

Helping Families in Sharon's

This collection has concluded. Thank you for your donations!

Community Servings: Food Heals

Community Servings, a Boston-based nonprofit, provides medically-tailored meals to critically and chronically ill clients living in communities throughout Massachusetts. They have opened a brand new distribution center in Mansfield. Click here for more information about Community Servings.

We encourage you to find a group of friends in the community and sign up together! Or, to volunteer at Community Servings with members of the Temple community, email

Ongoing Initiatives

Donating Leftover Food to a Homeless Shelter

If you are hosting a Kiddush and/or larger party at Temple Israel, consider donating some or all of your extra food to MainSpring House in Brockton. Learn more about this simple and impactful process here.

Donating to Family Table

Temple Israel has committed to donate 55 cans of tuna and 85 boxes of whole grain pasta montly to Family Table, Greater Boston's kosher food pantry coordinated by Jewish family and Children's Service.

We need your help to meet this commitment. Collection boxes in the synagogue lobby and the Religious School classrooms make it easy to donate weekly.

Consider creating basket(s) of non-perishable food to decorate the bimah or tables during a kiddush or party, and we will transport your donation to Family Table following the event. To learn more about participating, email Rebecca Rodman or

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