Deeds of loving-kindness are equal in weight to all the commandments.— Jerusalem Talmud, Peah 1:1
Committees and Schools
Many of our members and students are involved in Social Action projects through Committees and Projects. Get in touch with our Committee chairs or Shari Churwin, Education Director, to learn more about how you can help our community.
Collecting and distributing canned tuna or salmon and whole grain cereal in support of Jewish Family and Children’s Project throughout the year.
High Holiday Food Drive
Supporting the Brookline Food Pantry, Grow Clinic and Family Table.
Holiday Toy Drive
Supporting The Grow Clinic at Boston Medical Center serving malnourished and at risk children.
Brookline Literacy Partnership
Born out of a TOS Mitzvah Project, our very own Sarah Plovnick founded the Brookline Literacy Partnership which has collected over 4,000 books to build a library at the Emerson School.
Annual Mitzvah Day
Temple Ohabei Shalom’s commitment to making a difference in our local community is never more evident than on Mitzvah Day when members of all ages participate in group activities throughout the community.