Congregation B'nai Israel

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FJP Presents Tzedekah Fest

December 9, 2018 - 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County presents

A Celebration of Our Collective Impact

Held at Congregation B’nai Israel

• Exhibit hall with over 50 tables featuring beneficiaries of our community’s collective tzedakah, our congregations, and local partners
• PJ Library family sing-along concert with The Nields
• Virtual-reality visit with Jews in the former Soviet Union, courtesy of the JDC
• Giving Circles focused on our Afula-Gilboa Partnership Region, Accessibility, and Sustainability, where participants will personally allocate our collective community funds
• Informative breakout sessions on teenage drug and alcohol abuse by Positive Directions and planning for long-term care by Jewish Senior Services
• A major hands-on mitzvah project coordinated by Schoke Jewish Family Service
• A community 8th night of Chanukah menorah lighting


The presentation of our 2nd Community Mitzvah Hero Awards, honoring:  Steve “Simcha” Cooper, Wendy Engel, Betty Feldman, Eileen Glickman, David Jutkowitz, Marvin Rosenbaum, Martin & Martha Rosenfeld, Stephen Schwartz, Robert Sussman, Steve Ullman, Penny Volpe and Edith Winick

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