Mitzvah Day Schedule: November 22, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm:
Do a mitzvah! Join minyan on Zoom or watch on Livestream or Facebook. On Zoom, you can see your fellow minyaners "face to face" and participate more actively.
LIVESTREAM or REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK.
10:00 AM SESSIONS:
Say goodbye to Shabbat at Sunday brunch. Get ready with juice, a candle, and spices, and then we'll celebrate all the mitzvot that even our youngest learners can perform!
GREEN TORAH: ENVIRONMENTALISM IN JEWISH TRADITION
Etz hayyim hi - the Torah is a "Tree of Life" for those who grasp it. Explore the ways our tradition instructs us to care for our earth, and how it is an essential Jewish practice of each generation to protect our precious environment.
BEYOND MITZVAH DAY: Q&A WITH PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS
The Jewish Board, Met Council, New York Common Pantry, and Project Ezra
Meet representatives from some of the organizations that we partner with on Mitzvah Day and learn about their incredible work!
CARD-MAKING FOR YOUTH
Ellen Alt, Chloe Jacobs, Rachel Sherman, Jen Stern Granowitz, Rachel Singer, Elana Klinger-Rogers
There are few things better than handwritten cards made with love. Explore your creative side and spread positivity through this mitzvah. We will be dividing into age-appropriate sessions to create meaningful cards. Have some paper and coloring tools handy!
FOOD PANTRY Q&A WITH PAS TEEN LEADERS
Food Pantry representative & Rachel Sherman
The Food Pantry at PAS is back open! Learn from the Food Pantry leadership about its impact, the rising food insecurity as a result of COVID, and how you can get involved and make a difference.
10:45 AM SESSIONS:
CONVERSATION WITH A LONE SOLDIER
Meet with former lone soldiers and representatives from Bayit Shel Benji in conversation with Rabbi Charlie Savenor.
NAME THAT MITZVAH! TRIVIA FOR TEENS
Rabbi Witkovsky and Rachel Sherman
Think you know everything there is to know about doing good? Join Rabbi Witkovsky for some “Mitzvah or Not A Mitzvah” trivia, other games, and mitzvah knowledge.
11:30 AM SESSION:
COMMUNAL MOMENT: CELEBRATING OUR MONTH OF MITZVOT!
Come together virtually to celebrate all the ways we’ve done good deeds this month!
ZOOM or LIVESTREAM
1:00 - 3:00 PM VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY:
SANDWICH DONATION DROP-OFF
Make sandwich lunches to donate to Coalition for the Homeless.