Tikkun Olam

Rooted in our mission is the understanding of our Jewish identity, the appreciation of human diversity and a commitment to tikkun olam, repairing the world.


HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF
In the wake of the devastation Hurricane Harvey’s path created for the residents of Houston,  your support is needed more than ever. You can help in the following ways:

An Amazon wish list has been created by the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC in Houston. All items will be shipped directly to ERJCC and distributed to recovering families. Please choose earliest shipping available.

If you would prefer to donate e-gift cards, please select from the following retailers and send them to erjccgiftcards@gmail.com

Below is a list, in formation, of resources for ways you can help:

JFNA’s National Young Leadership Cabinet Amazon Wishlist
All Hands Volunteer

Evelyn Rubenstein JCC
Greater Houston Community Foundation
IsraAID
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston
Nechama, Jewish Response to Disaster
The Jewish Federation of North America
UJA Federation is providing $500,000 (increasing an initial grant of $100,000) to support both short- and long-term needs.

For additional ways you can help those affected by the devastating flooding in Texas, please click here.


SOCIAL ACTION
As a way to help support those looking to connect, engage and take action on the issues that face many communities across the world, including our own, Sid Jacobson JCC has compiled a list of organizations dedicated to the education of constructive social engagement and social responsibility.

ORGANIZATIONS
ACLU:  FAQ on your right to protest
AJWS Get Involved Page
Anti-Defamation League
HIAS Action Page
HIAS Current Action Alert
Leadership Conference: Tips on calling your member of Congress
National Council of Jewish Women’s Action Alerts
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Tablet’s Jewish Groups Across the Spectrum

JCRC’s New Yorkers United Against Hate Statement

EVENTS
Stand in Solidarity with Charlottesville

Know of an event? Contact Jaime Krinsky to submit the listing

GROUPS
Wish to mobilize an affinity group? Contact Rabbi Lina Zerbarini or Susan Berman

Sid Jacobson JCC is not affiliated with, nor have we organized or administered these programs, unless otherwise stated, and do not take credit or responsibility for the content published therein.  

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