Tikkun Olam (Social Action)

Volunteer with the Tikkun Olam Council and Change Lives

 

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Congregants on the Tikkun Olam Council are dedicated to making change in the lives of individuals and their families in our community. 

Our program is carried out through service, education and action work. Working groups focus on mitzvah and service projects, Israel, community engagement and partnership (interfaith as well as with Jewish communal organizations), and legislative action and advocacy.

Below are our current projects:

Community Garden

Caring Congregation

Caring Conversations

Mitzvah Afternoons

Shomrei Adamah (Green Team)

ESL@TSD (English as a Second Language)

Other local service opportunities

Interested? Email tikkunolam@templeshalomdallas.org and a team member will contact you.


Israel Connection Committee

 

Sponsors programs educating congregants about Israel and Israeli customs including the Israel Symposium.

Email israelconnection@templeshalomdallas.org for information.

 

 


EMBRACE

  • Sharing Experiences
  • Building Bridges of Friendship
  • EMBRACE is an interfaith women’s program  bringing together women from The Islamic Center of Irving, Temple Shalom and Northwood Church in Keller.  If you are interested in participating, contact Jane Lachman at embrace@templeshalomdallas.org or 972-735-0133.

 

 


CHAI

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Provides community homes for individuals with cognitive difficulties.

 

 

 


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  • Donate toiletries to The Bridge
  • Holiday Boxes for the Homeless Project during the holiday season

 


“DAI” Dallas Area Interfaith

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DAI is an inter-congregational group of concerned citizens who meets about local issues of importance to their congregational membership and acts together to create change for those who might not otherwise be represented in the government or other forums.

Temple Shalom is a member of Dallas Area Interfaith, an organization of over 40 faith and community based organizations with over 90,000 individuals. Current areas of DAI interest are in health care, workforce development, immigration and education. 

For information on DAI efforts on education, Health Care Marketplace, asthma, wage theft, worker rest breaks, immigration reform, Skillquest (workforce development), public safety, and Durable Medical Equipment see the DAI website at https://www.dai-iaf.org or contact Barry Lachman at or (214) 808-0042. 

 

 


Check the weekly reminders for updates!

Please e-mail the Tikkun Olam Council for further information on becoming involved and joining our work to repair the world!

 

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