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.
Monday, November 18th – 4:30 PM, Next L.M. Tikkun Olam Meeting
Lotte Meyerson Tikkun Olam Committee Updates
Take Action on the Environment
Adapted from rac.org
Submitted by Sam Hausfather
If you attended Rosh Hashanah Day services, you heard the Rabbi speak powerfully about the environment. Indeed, Jewish tradition teaches, “Do not destroy my world, for if you do, there will be nobody after you to make it right again” (Midrash Ecclesiastes Rabbah 7:13). Not only will our actions impact future generations, including their access to environmental resources, but
Tell Congress to pass the Climate Action Now Act
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Climate Action Now Act (H.R. 9), which was introduced by Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL-14). This bill would prohibit the use of U.S. government funds to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and would require
LMTO Committee is looking for congregants committed to this issue! Please email the committee or call Sam Hausfather if you are willing to work in a sub-group focusing on taking action on climate change.
The Children Say “Thank you”
By Marty Mann
Thank you, fellow congregants, for your participation in the Lotte Meyerson Tikkun Olam Committee’s every other year children’s book drive. This year you donated over 1,200 books as well as $305
This fall’s collection will be distributed to the Asheville/Buncombe County Literacy Council and to over fifty 3-5-year olds at Pisgah View Head Start. The Head Start program has been adopted by the Tikkun Olam Committee and provides weekly volunteers in each of the three classrooms. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Marty Mann.
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!