By Sam Hausfather Purim: Raise Your Voice Against Persecution Adapted from RAC.org Purim reminds us that the evils of persecution and genocide are ever-present threats to humanity. Haman accuses the Jews of being a people scattered and dispersed who scorn the king’s law and obey their own laws (Esther 3:8-11). As a people who celebrate … Continue reading Lotte Meyerson Tikkun Olam Committee Updates March-2019
The Lotte Meyerson Tikkun Olam Committee initiated what turned into a fantastic exchange and collaboration for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday recognition. On Friday, January 11th, the choirs of both houses of worship collaborated to provide music and the Rev. Brent Edwards provided the sermon for our CBHT Shabbat service. Rev. Edwards’ sermon emphasized that … Continue reading CBHT and St. James AME Church Joint MLK Shabbat and Unity Service
UPCOMING SCHEDULED LOTTE MEYERSON TIKKUN OLAM PROJECTS: 1st Friday each month from 1-3 PM @ MANNA– CBHT volunteer team. Contact Sandra Layton to help. 3rd Friday each month @ noon – CBHT Vets shelter meal serving. Contact Hilary Paradise to help. Martin Luther King Jr. Shabbat– at CBHT, Friday, January 11th at St. James AME, … Continue reading The Lotte Meyerson Tikkun Olam Committee
On June 4, 2018, Marty Mann presented books to the Pisgah View Head Start from the Lotte Meyerson Tikkun Olam Committee (LMTO). Each child was presented a book to take home that was donated last fall by our congregation. LMTO Committee members regularly read to the young children at Pisgah View Head Start throughout the … Continue reading Tikkun Olam Book Share
Upcoming Scheduled Lotte Meyerson Tikkun Olam Events: 1st Friday each month from 1-3 pm @ MANNA – CBHT volunteer team. Contact Sandra Layton to help. 3rd Friday each month @ noon – CBHT Vets shelter meal serving. Contact Hilary Paradise to help. May 23 – June 2– current Room in the Inn host week at … Continue reading The Lotte Meyerson Tikkun Olam Committee
On March 24th, many of our temple teens joined their NFTY counterparts both in Raleigh and here in Asheville as participants in the youth-led March for our Lives to stop school gun violence. For the adults attending the March, it was an amazingly inspiring event as we witnessed the articulation and commitment of our youth … Continue reading The March of Our Lives
The A-Hope Day Center is an integral part of Asheville’s Homeward Bound, the non-profit agency in town responsible for offering services and housing to the homeless.