Act Now for a different kind of service

High Holidays

Act Now

Let’s create sweetness in our new year. Join us as we listen, learn, and act to do just that.

Make 5778 a year of action; volunteer with communities to address immediate needs and engage in conversations that build new connections.

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FOOD INSECURE

In Philadelphia, about 22% of people don’t know where their next meal is coming from. As Jews, we have a responsibility to address hunger and a tradition that shows us how.

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Urban Farms

Repair the World: Philadelphia works with over 18 farms in Philadelphia that support a vibrant and sustainable food system for Philly’s diverse communities.

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Hours Served

Our volunteers spent 1,300 hours working the soil and harvesting fruit and vegetables. Led by local Philly farmers and community members, they addressed immediate needs and built relationships.

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Involved

This is just one story of impact – be a part of the impact in your city. Join us this High Holiday season for a different kind of service, living out our Jewish values of justice, dignity, and humility.

Volunteer

Volunteer

As we reflect on the past year, we think about the changes we wish to see in the new one. Volunteering, done right, moves us towards repairing the world. How will you act now with your friends, neighbors, and across diverse communities?

Resources

Root your service in discussion of Jewish values and social justice issues. Use these resources to develop meaningful volunteer skills and guide conversations on key issues.

Role of Love in Service

Add some love into your service experience.

Women Fighting for Sustainability

Learn from three powerful women organizing their communities around land ownership and food sustainability.

Who Belongs in Places of Learning?

Is education available to everyone? Should it be? Dig into education justice as you prepare for your service.

Guide to Respectful Conversations

Learn how to navigate dialogues that may be tense or uncomfortable.

Racial Justice Glossary

Familiarize yourself with terms commonly used to discuss racial justice.

Next Steps Guide

Need to know where to go from here? Check out this list.

"Learn to do good. Devote yourselves to justice; aid the wronged. Uphold the rights of the orphan; defend the cause of the widow."
—Isaiah 1:17