Open Circle Social Justice

Join together with your peers to learn about the importance of the practice of tikkun olam (repair the world), tzedek (justice), and tzedakah (charity) in Jewish tradition; work with community organizers in local advocacy organizations; and make a difference through a meaningful social action activity on a specific theme.

  • time 20s and 30s
  • location Community spaces and living rooms
  • duration Six Sessions
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Open Circle offers classes focused on Mindfulness and Mysticism, Politics and History Circles, Art and Culture and Texts and Traditions, or you can create your own Open Circle salon on any Jewish text or theme.

When we consider the ways in which we can try to repair our broken world, grounding our work in the texts of our tradition both elevates the quality of the work we do and creates a sense of shared community, each doing our own part.

– Elyse Winick, Senior Director, Learning and Engagement at Combined Jewish Philanthropies.

Ready to Register for Open Circle Social Action?

If you need additional information or have questions about registration, please contact Bernice Lerner, Dean of Adult Learning, at 617-559-8709 or