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Council for Social Justice (Tikkun Olam Committee)

“Do not separate yourself from the community.”
-Pirkei Avot 2:5

Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) is one of the basic tenets of Reform Judaism. Beth Ahabah serves this tradition with engagement in a wide variety of social action projects that support and improve the community. The mission of the Tikkun Olam Committee is to provide ongoing opportunities for congregants to participate in social action activities and advocacy that benefit the Richmond Jewish and general community. We invite you to get involved.

Brit Olam's FLT (Fall Listening Tour)

Beth Ahabah’s Brit Olam Committee is sponsoring the FLT,
Fall Listening Tour. Come share YOUR thoughts about our congregation’s role in promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, fighting anti-semitism and racism.

All sessions will be led by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, facilitating an open, non-judgmental dialogue in which all opinions are valued and respected.

Choose an FLT Session that Works for You:
November 10 @ 4pm            December 7 @ 4pm
November 11 @ 7pm            December 8 @ 7pm
November 15 @ 7pm            December 9 @ 4pm
November 18 @ 12pm

Mitzvah Corps

Mitzvah Corps is people working together to serve our community through monthly projects sponsored by the Tikkun Olam committee. The committee also sponsors the  ongoing year long of providing lunch through The Friends of the Homeless lunch program on the third Wednesday of the month at  Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.   Join us to do good and helping our neighbors and the community.

See the calendar below for all projects and click the individual ads  to sign up for each project.

Current Projects and Calendar

If you have participated in a recent Mitzvah Corps Project please consider taking the short survey found  here.

Hebrew Cemetery Clean Up


Rise Against Hunger

James River Clean Up

Fri, September 22 2023 7 Tishrei 5784