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Mitzvah Day

Mitzvah Day was started in 2005 as a way to increase awareness and create a greater sense of community among temple members while helping others.

Because of its overwhelming success, Mitzvah Day has become
one of our most popular activities — drawing hundreds of volunteers.

MITZVAH DAY 2017 will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Temple members of all ages
are invited to join us at 10:30 AM (sharp!) in I.M. Wise Hall (enter at One East 65th Street), where we will have:

• A light breakfast

• Congregational prayer 

• A variety of hands-on projects
   to benefit others in the community

View a list of projects »

Questions should be directed to the
Tikkun Olam Committee. Call (212) 744-1400,
ext. 452 or send a message.

In 2014, Temple Emanu-El
celebrated its 10th Mitzvah Day.

As part of the 2014 program, it was announced
that the congregation had donated $25,000 to build
a school in Guatemala in honor of Rabbi Amy Ehrlich’s
26 years of service to Temple Emanu-El. The project was kept secret from Rabbi Ehrlich until it was announced during Mitzvah Day.

View photos and a video
from this event »

We invite all Temple members to join our
efforts and to experience the feeling of gratification
that comes from helping others.

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