Leaving Inspired and Energized!
The Women of TBA’s opening event “A Night of Giving Back,” focusing on TBA’s yearlong Social Justice cause of supporting victims of domestic violence, was a huge success! Over 40 Women enjoyed wine and cheese while greeting old friends and meeting new friends before hearing moving presentations from representatives of The Boston Living Center, Birthday Wishes, and JFCS’s Journey to Safety program. After the presentations ended, the women got to work! One group made candy
The Formation of Social Justice Programs
Thank you for attending the “Call to Conscience” at Temple Beth Avodah last month. Frankly we were overwhelmed by the positive responses we received and have been working diligently to capitalize on that enthusiasm by getting some of the projects we discussed up and running already. We have also been talking to the Temple Board and the chairs of all of our Standing Committees to ensure that we can integrate our initiative to support victims of Domestic Violence into the wor
Women of TBA Plan to Gather to Help Victims of Violence
As part of TBA’s 5777 A Call to Conscience (domestic violence initiative), the Women of TBA have planned an evening of volunteering to support domestic violence victims and other recipients in need. As the evening begins, they will enjoy wine and cheese and each other’s company. Next, representatives from the Second Step’s Journey to Safety, the Boston Living Center, Birthday Wishes and JF & CS will give brief presentations of the wonderful work they do in our community. A
A Call to Conscience Recap
Put aside the overwhelming statistics on the frequency and devastating impacts of domestic violence (DV) for just one moment. Forget that the Surgeon General has called domestic violence the number one health issue in all of the United States. None of that matters when you are listening to a survivor tell her story, and you begin to understand domestic violence on an entirely different level. On Sunday, October 30, TBA recently hosted "A Call to Conscience," with a special pr