An Overview of 5779/2018-2019
Theme: Stand Up
Join the Agudas Achim Social Action Committee and build connections with those who care passionately about the values of Tikkun Olam – repairing the world. This committee is a fantastic way to get involved and make a difference, however your time allows. We welcome new ideas, new participants and new leaders.
Mark Your Calendar with These Special Events in 5779/2018-2019
Martin Luther King, Jr./Social Justice Shabbat Weekend
Friday, January 18 - Sunday, January 20, 2019
- Kabbalat Shabbat Speakers - Operation Understanding DC: Friday, January 18 | OUDC brings African-American and Jewish Teens together for a year-long leadership development program
- Michael W. Twitty Presents at AAC: Sunday, January 20 | Michael W. Twitty is an African-American and Jewish writer, culinary historian, and educator. He is the author of The Cooking Gene, which won the 2018 James Beard Foundation Book Award for Book of the Year as well as the category for writing. The book was also a finalist for The Kirkus Prize in nonfiction, the Art of Eating Prize and a Barnes and Noble New Discoveries finalist in nonfiction. For more information and purchase tickets visit here.
Community Social Justice Seder
Sunday, March 31
International Good Deeds Day
Sunday, April 7
Join over three million people volunteering in 100 countries to make our planet a better place.