Tikkun Olam (Hebrew for “world repair”) has come to connote social action and the pursuit of social justice.


  • Interfaith support and collaboration with Middle Collegiate Church, one of the oldest continuous Protestant churches in North America, following a devastating fire
  • Sisterhood‘s Food For Families fed thousands of hungry New Yorkers
  • Engaged in Keshet training to improve equality of the LGBTQIA+ community
  • Provided direct assistance to 208 asylum-seeking families in Chinatown
  • Signed on to multiple amicus briefs

Volunteer Opportunities

  • EET Eastside Schleppers, a volunteer apartment set-up team, works with Ruth’s Refuge to move donated household items, including furniture, for the newest New Yorkers. For more information, email info@eastendtemple.org.

Support Israel

The East End Temple Board of Trustees has vetted and recommends the following organizations in supporting Israel.

Broader Support for People Impacted in the Region

Support Ukraine

For more information about East End Temple’s Social Justice activities, please email info@eastendtemple.org.