Here are our five tsedakah allocations for Elul 2022:
Family Promise of Philadelphia in honor of Rachel Falkove's retirement, formerly the Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network.
The Welcoming Center in support of Afghan refugees. We are so wowed by the work that our members Naomi Klayman and Debbie Stern are doing GJC-wide. The Welcoming Center is the fiscal sponsor for the GJC initiative helping resettle our Afghan family.
Donors Choose in support of Philadelphia schools in need - this funds specific teacher requests.
Female Hebrew Benevolent Society in support of emergency financial aid for Jewish women in crisis. The FHBS is over 200 years old!
Jerusalem African Community Center in support of African asylum seekers in Israel in Jerusalem, where our alum Ari Brochin works.