Tikkun Olam (תיקון עולם) is a Hebrew phrase that means "repairing the world" which suggests that G-d’s work is unfinished and it is the duty of humanity to heal, repair and transform the world. Congregation Shaarey Tikvah views Tikkun Olam as the collective responsibility of our kehilah. It is our mission to engage in four yearly projects that serve to make a difference in the lives of Greater Clevelanders who are marginalized due to their economic, social, cultural, racial or educational limitations. These projects have included:
We welcome participants as well as ideas for future projects. If interested, contact Debbie Picker, firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Walk in the ways of God. As God visits and brings comfort to those who are ill, so must I emulate God by visiting and bringing comfort to those who are sick.” (Babylonian Talmud, Sotah 14a)
Congregation Shaarey Tikvah is committed to offering support and caring to our congregants and their loved ones. Volunteers reach out to those in the CST family who are in need of support and to those celebrating happy occasions as well. There are many ways to get involved by: