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Social Action

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		                                    Soup Kitchen During Covid-19		                                </span>
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		                                    Soup Kitchen Volunteers During Covid-19		                                </span>
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		                                    Volunteering at the CBE Soup Kitchen		                                </span>
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		                                    Mitzvah Day		                                </span>
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		                                    Volunteering at Diane's Farm		                                </span>
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		                                    Volunteering at Diane's Farm		                                </span>
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		                                    Volunteering at Diane's Farm		                                </span>
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		                                    Strawberry Harvest at Diane's Farm		                                </span>
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		                                    Working at the CBE Soup Kitchen		                                </span>
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		                                    Volunteering at Diane's Farm		                                </span>
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		                                    Mitzvah Day		                                </span>
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		                                    Working with Our Interfaith Community		                                </span>
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		                                    Volunteering at the CBE Soup Kitchen		                                </span>
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		                                    Mitzvah Day		                                </span>
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		                                    Mitzvah Day Crew		                                </span>
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		                                    Mitzvah Day - Working at Diane's Farm		                                </span>
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		                                    Food Drive		                                </span>

 

Welcome to Beth Emeth Social Action Committee!

Tikkun olam, healing the world, is the core of social action and the heart of social justice. Congregation Beth Emeth Social Action initiates and promotes programs and activities that provide direct services to the greater Albany community, helping those in need, and advocating for public policy change to improve society for the benefit of all.

Please read below to learn about the various activities our Social Action Committee is facilitating at Beth Emeth. If you have any questions, contact Abby Nash or Judy Kahn.

 

Social Justice: Contact Abby Nash 

 

Soup Kitchen: Learn how Soup Kitchen Procedures Have Been Altered to Address Health Needs Of Both Volunteers & Recipients Due To Covid-19

Congregation Beth Emeth runs a soup kitchen on Sundays from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at 369 Livingston Avenue (corner of Livingston & Thornton) in Albany. For more than three decades, our volunteers have been preparing hot meals and serving
those in need in our community. Volunteers are responsible for preparing, serving, and cleaning up. Individuals, families, congregation committees, and friends are all welcome!

Want to help?  CLICK HERE to register on line. Questions? Contact Taylor Alfred or phone 585-410-0263.

 

Diane's Farm ~ Soup Kitchen Garden
(funded by the Goodman Family Fund)

https://images.shulcloud.com/3408/uploads/Images/Website/04-Be-Involved/Social-Action/dianesgardenmedium.jpgCalling ALL who want to help feed the hungry in the Capital District Community!

At the back end of the parking lot at Beth Emeth is Diane's Farm, a wonderful garden cared for by our congregants. If you have a few hours to spare, please consider signing up to help maintain our Farm -- NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! We meet Wednesdays from 4:30 - 7:00 PM and Sundays from 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM. CLICK HERE to Sign Up! Questions? Contact Marni Tesser

 

Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC)

For nearly six decades, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (the RAC) has been the hub of Jewish social justice work in the United States. Congregants interested in advocating for public policy issues on the national level or attending the annual Consultation of Conscience or other programs can learn more about RAC in Washington, DC at the following site: https://rac.org/
RAC-NY advocates for social change on a wide range of state issues and holds an annual advocacy day in Albany each spring. For more information, go to https://rac.org/rac-ny-albany-advocacy-day
Sun, October 2 2022 7 Tishrei 5783