Tikkun Olam (Social Action)

Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) Our congregation provides its members with many opportunities for social action. Programs include:

  • Nicaragua work trip for teens
  • Family work trips in the New York Metropolitan area
  • Providing holiday and other meals for those in need
  • Sheltering and feeding the homeless of Northern Westchester
  • Raising money for local organizations
  • Hands-on tzedakah programs through our religious school and early childhood center
  • Midnight Runs
  • Greening project

Community Center of Northern Westchester.

Temple Shaaray Tefila is a community partner with the Community Center of Northern Westchester. The Community Center of Northern Westchester seeks to improve the well-being and self-sufficiency of neighbors in need in Northern Westchester by providing food, clothing, programs, and other resources. We are committed to treating all with dignity and respect. We encourage broad involvement and participation by residents and organizations in the communities we serve. More information can be found.

Shul Stitchers

Every month, we will be knitting baby blankets and lap blankets to donate to various charities. Experienced knitters or those who want to learn are welcome. Contact Karen Lieberman at


Get involved and become a part of HELPING HANDS, the Social Action Task Force. If you are interested in helping and would like to be on the mailing list, please let them know. If you have suggestions for projects in your neighborhood, send them.

For further information and to volunteer contact our Social Action team at


At Temple Shaaray Tefila, we offer a diverse set of programs for all ages. Whether it's volunteering with our social action committee, experiencing our youth programs, engaging in adult learning or finding peace in our new wellness series, we are committed to meeting each generation of temple members where they are at. We strive to cultivate strong jewish identities for all ages with inspirational programs and meaningful ritual experiences.

Tikkun Olam (Social Action News)

January 16, 2020

Get Involved 2020

Get Involved 2020 Social Action at the Women’s March – January 18th at 10:30am Gary Cohn will facilitate a group from TST to the Women’s March […]
December 30, 2019

Christmas Dinner Program: Thank You

Thank you for coming together as a community to help “Repair the World” a bit Christmas week and for creating a beautiful and caring community of […]
December 17, 2019

Mitzvah Day Thank You

Mitzvah Day 2019 Mission Accomplished… beCAUSE we can!!   Mitzvah Day  is a hands-on day of social action where our Shaaray family works together to support […]

Brotherhood and Sisterhood News

November 1, 2019

Torah on Tap

October 23, 2019

Phat Olive Tasting Experience – November 10th at 4pm

October 18, 2019

Brotherhood and Sisterhood Upcoming Events

Sisterhood Canasta  Join us in the JHC on the first Thursday of the month: (1/2, 2/6, 2/27, 3/26,5/7, 6/4). Drinks and snacks to nibble provided. To […]
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