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Judaism and Social Action

Judaism and Social ActionAs a Movement we are profoundly aware that it was Judaism that taught the world that God is the embodiment of the ethical and that we serve God not just through prayer and ritual but in the way we behave towards our fellow human beings.

The following resources explore some key concepts in the Jewish imperative for social action, ranging from our ancient texts to modern voices.



Social Action: Get Involved

Social Action: Get InvolvedPlease follow up on the work of these organisations, which we support, in the way that most resonates with you.








Fundraising tour to Ethiopia

MeketaVisit Ethiopia 17-28 November 2013 to raise funds for education and training for those Jews unable to go to Israel.

Cost of the tour £1950.

At the beginning of 2013, of the 8000 Beta Yisrael who were waiting in the Northern town of Gondar for permission to make aliyah, to emigrate to Israel, all but a few hundred have left. However there are a 5000 people who have been rejected for aliyah as their Jewish descent follows the paternal and not maternal line. Meketa is a charity set up to help the Jews who will not go to  Israel, by providing job opportunities and training and supporting the children through education.

Read more: Fundraising tour to Ethiopia


The IF Campaign - Thank you!

IF CampaignRabbi Laura Janner-Klausner spoke to an audience of 45,000 people at the Big IF rally in June to call on governments to tackle the causes of hunger ahead of the G8 meeting in Northern Ireland. Members of our community joined with other Jewish groups to add their voices to calls for justice and an end to global hunger.

Visit the IF Campaign website to find out what happened next.


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