Hanukkah Social Justice Gift Guide



In search of a unique Hanukkah gift for the social justice hero in your life? Look no further than our Social Justice Hanukkah Gift Guide for all your gift needs.

The Gift of Tikkun Olam - Honor a social justice hero with the gift of social justice by making a tax-deductible gift to the Religious Action Center in his or her name. Your gift will introduce your loved one to the RAC and help us expand our network for advocacy and education. Your contribution of $36 or more will inspire your friend or family member to become a partner in the moral pursuit of justice.


Give the Gift of Life
Help your loved ones to give the most meaningful gift of all – the Gift of Life – by donating blood or joining the National Bone Marrow Registry. Thousands of adults and children need blood transfusions or life-saving bone marrow transplants each year, and depend on matches from unrelated donors like you.

Nothing But NetsHelp make a great miracle happen there. Join the Union for Reform Judaism’s Nothing But Nets campaign with a simple gift of $10. This gift will provide a life-saving bed net to refugees living in the Horn of Africa who have left their homes to seek safety from drought, famine and conflict. Make a $10 donation and help save lives today.

Ruach 5771 - URJ Press & the RAC honored 50 years of Reform Jewish social action, advocacy and activism with an album full of social justice anthems. Bring songs of tikkun olam and justice to the music lover in your life. Available with the Ruach 5771 Songbook for music and tabulature

Social Action Songbook: Tzedek Tirdof Know any good musicians? Practice in the key of G and enjoy a collection of songs this Chanukah season celebrating social justice that resounds specifically with Jewish values but transcends personal boundaries.

Challah for Hunger brings people together to bake and sell challah in an effort to raise money and awareness for social justice causes. Help support your local community’s Challah for Hunger chapter (or start your own!) by giving the gift of Challah for your next holiday feast or Shabbat meal.

Fair Trade Judaica-Make it a Fair Trade Hanukkah with everything from greeting cards to mezuzot! Guarantee fair wages and respectful treatment of workers for artisans, craftsmen and farmers. Be sure to check out Fair Trade Judaica, Bead for Life or Equal Exchange.

Community Supported Agriculture Share-The foodie in your family will love the healthy and ethically sourced foods that come with a share in your local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) project, purchased through Hazon’s Tuv Ha’aretz Jewish CSA program or a farm near you. A few hundred dollars buys an entire season’s worth of nutritious food and the opportunity to connect with your community, Jewish values and the environment in the most delicious way!

 

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Molly Benoit

About Molly Benoit

Molly Benoit is the RAC Legislative Associate and was a 2011-2012 Eisendrath Legislative Assistant. She is from Palm City, FL, and a member of Temple Beit HaYam.

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