Category Archives: Social Justice

B3 Putting Tikkun Olam into Practice

Have you ever heard of “The Ladder of Charity?” The concept comes from the famous rabbi Moses Maimonides, who detailed the various “rungs” of tzedakah and what makes one kind of giving better than another. One of the highest levels … Continue reading

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MLK Day of Service

    On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, some members of B’nai Emunah participated in the Peninsula Multi-Faith Coalition Day of Service. Sharon Bleviss, Linda Wertheim and Bonnie Lindauer weeded and set in a garden at John Gill Elementary School … Continue reading

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Volunteer at BE

As in most families, there are usually one or two members who do everything! You know you can always count on them to be available to help when needed. But…..how about the rest of the family? They may also have … Continue reading

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LIMMUD 2015 at Sonoma State University

It was another excellent Limmud (Jewish Learning) conference held at Sonoma State University, Friday, June 26 – Sunday, June 28. ┬áNew this year was a full Shabbat from erev to Havdallah. Attending from B’nai Emunah were Bonnie and Martin Lindauer … Continue reading

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Change the world one sandwich at a time

Tikkun Olam Volunteers, We would like to thank you for helping us reach a tremendous milestone. Because of your help we have made food to feed 1,000 people since January. In May, we made our 1000th sandwich to be distributed … Continue reading

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Fun and Faith on a Bike

By Ralph Sinick May 31st was the first-ever Interfaith Bike Ride, sponsored by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. B’nai Emunah was the only synagogue participating. We were represented by me (Ralph Sinick) and by Elyse Kovalsky and her son Saul … Continue reading

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Purim Carnival with Bone Marrow Drive

Special thanks to the 15 new registrants to the Be The Match National Bone Marrow Registry. These new members joined thousands of others who have volunteered to join the registry and become potential bone marrow donors. Two drives were held … Continue reading

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