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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT | REPAIR THE WORLD

Social Action

“A Jew is asked to take a leap of action rather than a leap of faith.”

~ Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

What are you passionate about?

Volunteer with fellow TBE members to help repair the world.

Upcoming Events

Nov 02

A Prayer for America with TBE Online

Monday, November 2 | 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5
Nov 10

Black Lives Matter and the Jewish Community with TBE Online

Tuesday, November 10 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
Nov 12

Green Team Meeting with TBE Online

Thursday, November 12 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
Dec 07

What the Racial Wealth Gap Looks Like Today with TBE Online

Monday, December 7 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
Dec 10

Green Team Meeting with TBE Online

Thursday, December 10 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5

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Civil Discourse

Join programming designed to
strengthen our community with the values of inclusion, love, and
understanding.

Contact
Julie Kreiss

Climate Action/TBE Green

Help ensure our building and
community are environmentally sound and sustainable. Educate our community to protect the health of our planet and all who inhabit it.

Learn more

Contact
Sheryl Goodridge

Every Voice, Every Vote

Join TBE’s call to action as we roll out the Religious Action Center’s (RAC) campaign “Every Voice, Every Vote.” The goal of this nonpartisan effort is to strengthen our democracy by encouraging everyone to participate in the U.S. election and ensuring that Reform Jewish values are represented in the public square. We have three areas of focus:

Combating Voter Suppression
Contact: Nicole Roos

Mobilizing Our Voters
Contact: Pam Remis

Critical Deadlines for the November election:

October 20: Mail in/absentee ballot application requests due
October 24, 8:00 pm: Complete new voter registration
October 17–30: Early voting takes place
November 3, 8:00 pm: Mail in/ absentee ballots due
November 3: Election day

Resources: Vote.org, MA elections

Pledge to Vote in the 2020 Election

Engaging Students and Young Adults
Contact: Anna Singer

Sign up to volunteer for and/or lead this campaign

Watch a video of the campaign launch

Learn more

Contact
Jessica Lasser

Greater Boston Interfaith
Organization (GBIO)

TBE is a member of GBIO which
works to coalesce, train, and
organize people from all religious, racial, ethnic, class, and neighborhoods for the public good.

Contact
Debbie Argueta

Gun Violence Prevention

Since 2012, we have helped fund peace cafes in Roxbury, worked to achieve stronger gun laws in MA,  hosted speakers, and advocated to make our world safer.

Learn more

Contact
Janet Goldenberg
Nicole Roos

Immigration Justice

Our tradition commands us to welcome the stranger. We passionately affect immigration change locally and nationally.

Learn more

Contact
Michael Gilman

Upcoming Events

Nov 02

A Prayer for America with TBE Online

Monday, November 2 | 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5
Nov 10

Black Lives Matter and the Jewish Community with TBE Online

Tuesday, November 10 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
Nov 12

Green Team Meeting with TBE Online

Thursday, November 12 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
Dec 07

What the Racial Wealth Gap Looks Like Today with TBE Online

Monday, December 7 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
Dec 10

Green Team Meeting with TBE Online

Thursday, December 10 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5

View more

Racial Justice Initiative

We provide opportunities to develop our understanding of how racism impacts our economic, social, and justice systems and to reduce racial inequalities.

Learn more

Contact
Sheri Kassirer
Ediss Gandelman

Responding to Antisemitism and Hate

We continue to build momentum in our community as we work to respond to antisemitism and hate though work including: further collaboration and advocacy with the ADL, continued education at TBE with Facing History and Ourselves, partnership with local town leaders, and relationship building with other communities of faith.

 

Contact
Beth Tishler
Nancy Drourr

Syrian Refugee Resettlement
Team

With guidance from Jewish Family Services of Metrowest, we have welcomed eight Syrian refugee families to the Boston area, and closely support two of them.

Learn more

Contact
Michael Gilman
Deb Gotbetter
Susan Sidel

TBE Members for Transgender
Equity

Join us to ensure the dignity of all people and to ensure our community welcomes and accepts all regardless of gender identity.

Contact
Ann Mara Lanza

Mental Health Initiative

Help de-stigmatize mental illness through education, advocacy, prayer, and support.

Mental Health Community Resource Guide

Contact
Alan Posner

 

Tzedek Reflection

TBE is an active member of the
Tzedek Reflection steering committee, the only Jewish social justice forum in Greater Boston, bringing together all denominations to learn, share, and inspire one another to repair the world.

Contact
Neil Silverston