B.R.E.A.D. (Building Responsibility, Equality And Dignity), for which Rabbi Apothaker also has served as co-president. B.R.E.A.D. is an organization comprised of many religious groups striving for justice with community problems. Points of focus have included a community initiative to reduce violence, winning a form of "acceptable" identification for Latinos in Franklin County, and helping individuals in the community who are suffering from a severe mental illness.
GET INVOLVED WITH TBS: SOCIAL ACTION
Our tradition views “acts of loving kindness” as personal and communal religious activities. Adults, young adults, and children share in these “tikkun olam” activities. Our projects include High Holy Day and ongoing food drives; Life-Care Alliance’s Meals on Wheels; Franklin County Committee for Good Government; Habitat for Humanity; and a variety of other projects coordinated by the local Jewish and general communities. In addition, each year the congregation – along with students and parents of the Kehillat Torah Religious School – participates in a Mitzvah Day. Highlights of these social action activities include:
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