Projects

Our Social Action committee is involved in numerous projects year round. Here are some that you can be a part of:

Social Action Projects

Pledge to Stand Up For The Other

Hatred will only end when we confront it. Won't you pledge to stand up with us? Add your name to our "Stand Up to Bigotry Wall" in the front lobby by going to wct.org/standup
Pledge: While interacting with members of my own faith, or ethinic, or gender community, or with others, if I hear hateful comments from anyone about members of any other community, I pledge to stand up for the other and speak up to challenge bigotry in any form.  

Breakfast Run: Sun, May 21 at 6:45 am

We're welcoming new families and individuals to come along to serve breakfast to low income and homeless folks in NYC. We carpool to one location in the city and return by 10:30 am. Participants help provide food, such as bagels, cream cheese, fruit, etc. If you aren't able to join us, we appreciate donations of food. Middle School and older students with a parent are welcome. For information and to let us know you'll be coming, contact Michael Silverman and Betsy Schorr at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Save the date for our next run on Sun, June 4. 

Knitting and Crocheting: Sun, May 21 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm

Come work on mitzvah projects with a warm, welcoming and supportive group. All levels welcome, and instructions are available. Let Angela Adler know you're coming at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Social Action Dinner Meeting: Mon, May 22 at 6:30 pm

Join us to celebrate a year of social action activities, share sucesses and plan for next year. RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Refugee Task Force

We support HIAS' efforts to expand refugee resettlement to Westchester and have been approved to become a co-host organization with Bet Am Shalom in White Plains. Although the current immigration policy is in flux, the situation could change quickly and we could receive immediate notice about a family coming to Westchester. We are working on housing, education, employment, language and many needed areas, including fundraising to support a family for about a year. With Bet Am Shalom, the JCC and others, we have raised  over $40,000 in pledges. 

To make your pledge, please click here

Many have already filled out our survey to volunteer to help welcome the stranger. If you'd like to volunteer or join the task force, click here.

Women's March on New York City: Follow Up Action

If you missed our letter writing campaign to legislators, pick up a postcard in the social action basket. We've got addresses and phone numbers of legislators so that you can express your opinion on the issue or issues that are important to you.  Keep the momentum going from the Women's March to fight for women's rights, civil rights and jewish values.
At the Town Hall Meeting, many members expressed concern over issues in America and how they can find support within the temple community. To join an action response mailing list, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .