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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...