Tikkun Olam Team – Ways to Help

Mitzvah day, Sunday, February 5

This is a special community mitzvah day partially funded by a grant from the City of Saratoga!  We will work on the projects from 3:30 – 5 following Erin Handelsman’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor which starts at 1 pm. How you can help:

  • Sign up to donate additional funds for supplies for mitzvah day projects HERE
  • Register to celebrate Erin Handelsman at her Eagle Scout Court of Honor HERE
  • Register to participate in Mitzvah Day activities Guests register here Beth David Members register here
  • BRING YOUR COINS for our Coin Drive to support SafePark and IDF Purim Project
  • Volunteer at Mitzvah Day (e.g. set up, helping run a station, directing flow, clean up), please email us at
    TikkunOlam@beth-david.org.
Pandora’s Promise

Is nuclear energy the problem or the solution?
Wednesday, February 8, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
The 2013 documentary details the conversion of renowned environmentalist and energy experts – including Stewart Brand – author of TheWhole Earth Catalog – conversion from anti- to pro-nuclear energy.
Please join us for a discussion of the movie and related energy and environmental concerns.
Register here for the discussion 
View the movie
https://tinyurl.com/CSH-Pandora-1
https://tinyurl.com/CSH-Pandora-2

 

 

Climate Smart “Go Green” Team

Join team and set up your profile
Check out the program details

Joining the San Jose Climate Smart GoGreen challenge! Complete a series of fun interactive meetings that includes videos, games, discussion points, and action items, with an in-person celebration at the end of the series! To connect with Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83565810475?pwd=TzlpQTFhNHpMQ3pGbFBXSGM5by9QUT09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 835 6581 0475, Passcode: 378570

Upcoming Meetings are on Zoom from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

  • Climate & Sustainability – Water: Feb 15
  • Emergency Preparedness – Build Your Kit: Mar 15
  • Emergency Preparedness – Make a Plan: May 9
  • Community Resilience: June 13
  • Community Action & Celebration: TBD IN PERSON
Anti-Semitism Actions
  • We are a committed partner in the ADL’s Kulanu program   https://www.adl.org/apply-kulanu
  • Our commitment in being part of this program is to create two anti-Semitism education programs, Joseph would love some help putting this together!  Please email joseph.bendahan@gmail.com to help out.
Upcoming Meetings

Wednesdays, March 1, 7:30 p.m.
Let’s make sure we keep our 2023 lineup on track!  To connect with Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82456364760?pwd=VVpCKzJYd1J3TmdrVWY2b0FCclNHZz09, To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 824 5636 4760, Passcode: 574434

 

Get involved with climate change

Citizen’s Climate Lobby empowers everyday people to work together on climate policy. Our supporters are organized in 420+ chapters across the United States building support in Congress for a national bipartisan solution to climate change. Globally, we also support 150+ international chapters on six continents. See Jewish Youth in Action resource sheet

Abrahamic Alliance International

Sign up for great opportunities for Jews,  Muslims and Christians to work together   HERE.

 

 

JFS – Helping Refugees!

JFS needs help  with their amazing refugee resettlement program. Most refugees are from Afghanistan or Ukraine. More info

 

Indigenous Actions

We are beginning to use our land acknowledgement; use it when you can!
Beth David draft acknowledgement
For more information on Indigenous actions

 

Dayenu Circle Silicon Valley

Check out their latest campaigns for a Jewish response to Climate Change.

 

abortion & voting rights

Take action through the Jewish Council on Public Affairs: HERE
Check out  conversation with local Jewish clergy on the issue of reproductive rights in light of the recent Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. that took place on July 13.
Resources page