Social Action

Social Action

In keeping with the mitzvot of Tzedaka (sharing of resources) and G’milut Hasadim (deeds of lovingkindness), the SOCIAL ACTION COMMITTEE of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck is continually working to help make our community a better place. Please join us! Listed below are a few of the many volunteer opportunities available. We invite you to fulfill mitzvot of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world.

Kosher to Go

We offer Kosher meals Mondays and Wednesdays to homebound members of the Jewish community. If you know of anyone in need of this service, please contact the synagogue office. We are also always looking for volunteers to deliver meals monthly. Contact Jennifer Hodes at jhodes {at} bez613(.)org or 317-253-3441 to help out. This program is made possible through the Sidney Maurer Memorial Fund to Feed the Hungry.

Tutoring at Fox Hill Elementary School

Here’s a wonderful opportunity to make an enormous positive impact on a child’s life, in just one hour a week, at Fox Hill Elementary School. Find out what a difference one hour can make! For more information or to register, contact Jennifer Hodes at jhodes {at} bez613(.)org or 317-253-3441.

Kenya Carnival
Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Second Presbyterian Church (7700 N. Meridian)

Ken-Ya Help Us? is a youth-led interfaith organization focused on raising awareness and money for orphans and vulnerable children in the Chulaimbo region of western Kenya. Ken-Ya Help Us is kids helping and empowering kids on both sides of the Atlantic to be community leaders. They work with the Umoja Project of Global Interfaith Partnership, a coalition of interfaith congregations in Indiana in collaboration with congregations in Chulaimbo. They meet throughout
the year raising funds and planning the Kenya Carnival, a day of learning and fun. For more information and to get involved, contact George Kelley at gkelley {at} bez613(.)org.

Our Social Action/Tikkun Olam Committee is open to ideas for projects and can always use volunteers. If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Jennifer Hodes at the synagogue office at

Thank you for making a difference. It’s a Mitzvah!


Faith Leaders at IHI Un Lunch 10-16-08