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Congregation Beth Torah’s Social Action is about tikkun olam (repairing the world) which is one of the most important ways to actively live a Jewish life. For questions about this group and/or their events, contact Social Action Chair, Ruben Granado, at social_action@congregationbethtorah.org.

Make a Difference on MLK Day

Did you know that The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed the Union of American Hebrew Congregations 47th Biennial Banquet (now the Union for Reform Judaism) on Wednesday, November 20, 1963? Click here to read this memorable and historical speech.

CBT Social Action and Temple Emanu-El have teamed up this year to provide even more MLK Day opportunities for our members. Please use the form below to sign up for activities via CBT Social Action and thank you for giving back to our community!

DFW Durable Medical Equipment Exchange, 10am-12pm or 1-3pm (directions)

Sanitize and repair equipment, make deliveries of equipment, or help in the office. Must be 10 years of age or older. To sign up, please email Marty Mills from Temple Emanu-El.

Hunger Busters, 10am-12pm (directions)

Prepare after school snack bags for children in need including making sandwiches and packing them with fruit and other snacks that students will receive after school. Great for children 6 years of age and older. To sign up, please email Diana Coben Einstein from Temple Emanu-El.

Legacy, Preston Hollow, 10-11:30am (directions)

Visit the residents, participate in an art project, or lead Bingo! To sign up, please email Cynthia Christnagel from Temple Emanu-El.

North Dallas Shared Ministries, 1:30-3pm (directions)

Sort canned goods, stock shelves, or sort clothes. Must be 5 years of age or older. To sign up, please email Sally Rosenberg from Temple Emanu-El.

North Texas Food Bank (directions)

9-11:30 AM (with CBT): Sort food and fill backpacks. Must be 10-years old or older. Closed toe shoes are required. Contact Ruben Granado for questions and/or to sign up.

1-3:30 PM (with Temple Emanu-El): Sort food and fill backpacks at the North Texas Food Bank. Must be 10 years of age or older. To sign up, please email Diana Coben Einstein from Temple Emanu-El.

Salvation Army, 11am-1pm (directions)

Serve food to homeless people who are currently staying at Salvation Army. Must be 12 years of age or older. To sign up, please email Ruben Granado.

VNA/Meals on Wheels, 10am-12pm, Pick up location will be determined by route location.

Deliver meals to Dallas residents who are home-bound and extremely appreciative of your visit. This is a wonderful opportunity for families with children of all ages! To sign up, please email Kim Peters from Temple Emanu-El.