Posts By: Social Action

Social Action feeds people

Last week the SAC served over 70 meals to the residents of The Palms. We want everyone to know what a wonderful experience it is for the Beth Ami community to help those in our broader community. The residents so appreciated our simple meal of chili, salad, homemade corn bread, and brownies. It is truly… Read more »

Social Action News

The Social Action Committee recently had two very successful activities. Last week we went to the Redwood Empire Food Bank where we husked and packed corn from 5:00-7:00 pm Lots of fun. Afterwards we went out for a Mexican dinner. Those participating were, Jared and Barb, Maggie and Bobbie, Lyla, Judi and Lenore. Thanks to… Read more »

Social Action News

It is the holiday season and for many there is considerable need. We at SAC will have a few opportunities for us to make for a better world. Our Kehilla is know for its generosity. Thanks to everyone in advance for doing what you can ,whether it’s bringing food for the JFCS pantry or volunteering… Read more »

Social Action News

This has been a very difficult year for Sonoma County. The fires have had a huge emotional, financial, and physical toll on our Beth Ami community and the larger community. We have tried to address some of these needs in our efforts to make for a better world. Thanks to our members Susan Miller, Cheryle… Read more »

Social Action in Action

Another successful dinner at The Palms on Wednesday, March 25th. Thanks to everyone who helped by serving and preparing the food.  The residents really enjoyed and appreciated the meal.   We had plenty of help and food.  The chili is a huge success as well as the homemade desserts.   Our next dinner is June 13th…. Read more »

Mitzvah dinner

The Social Action Committee will be hosting a dinner at The Palms , a housing complex for Veterans and Catholic Charities clients on Wednesday, April,25th. The dinner will be served at 4:30. We will be serving chili, salad, bread, desserts. This is our second dinner, the first one was well received. We served around 70… Read more »

Social Action Goes to the Movies

The Social Action Committee is a co sponsor of the Social Action film series at Shomrei Torah. This year the theme is Democracy is NOT a Spectator Sport. We encourage everyone to support the series. The films and panel discussions are always pertinent and very informative. The Bail Trap: American Ransom will screen on Saturday,… Read more »

Predictions and Hopes

It is three weeks since the fires began. They have had a devastating effect on our Beth Ami community and our larger community of Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino counties. Like most, I awaken every morning to the realization that I haven’t been dreaming and that the fires did really occur. Everywhere you go, people are… Read more »

Social Action

As summer comes to a close, we all look forward to the High Holidays and the beautiful Sonoma County autumn. The Social Action Committee is hoping to have another successful year building community within the Beth Ami community and helping those in need in our larger community. We are committed to Tikun Olam to make… Read more »

Compassionate Conversations

The first meeting of Compassionate Conversations was held on Sunday, April 23. We were pleased by the large turn out. Seventeen people willingly dedicated their time to learn and practice how to really listen. We listened to each other without interrupting or asking questions. We were there just to hear what someone had to say… Read more »