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

2023 Highlights

  • 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, our Jewish homeland:

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.