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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

Sun 05

Trotter School Holiday Gift Collection (Hybrid)

Monday, November 8 - Friday, December 10
Mon 06

Does Your Town Have Room For Me? (Online)

Monday, December 6 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5
Mon 06

Engaging in Civil Discourse Guided by Jewish Wisdom with TBE Online

Monday, December 6 | 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm UTC-5
Wed 08

Green Team Meeting (Online)

Wednesday, December 8 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
Sun 19

Humanity is Not a Spectator Sport Art Exhibit (In Person)

Sunday, December 19 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 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

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

Kabbalat Hakol

Kabbalat Hakol, which means welcoming all voices, is an expression of and expansion upon TBE’s commitment to welcoming all people. Our initiative supports and advocates for LGBTQ+ identified individuals.

Contact
Zac Gondelman

Upcoming Events

Sun 05

Trotter School Holiday Gift Collection (Hybrid)

Monday, November 8 - Friday, December 10
Mon 06

Does Your Town Have Room For Me? (Online)

Monday, December 6 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5
Mon 06

Engaging in Civil Discourse Guided by Jewish Wisdom with TBE Online

Monday, December 6 | 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm UTC-5
Wed 08

Green Team Meeting (Online)

Wednesday, December 8 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
Sun 19

Humanity is Not a Spectator Sport Art Exhibit (In Person)

Sunday, December 19 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 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.

Resources
Queer Morning Blessings

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