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Tikkun Olam: Into the Mitzvah Day AT HOME EDITION

Out of an abundance of caution and concern for our community's health and welfare, we have decided to turn our originally planned in-person Into the Mitzvah Day celebration into an at-home celebration of mitzvot and Tu B'Shvat.

Our "mitzvah team" is pulling together the fullest (and fully free) take-home kit of goodies we can imagine, so you can have a very special Into the Mitzvah Day celebration in the comfort of your own bubble. Enjoy a day of crafting and feel-good activities that will lead to a multitude of mitzvot appropriate for all ages. Thank you to our kit sponsors: PJ Library, PJTC Sisterhood and PJTC Men's Club!

Help Sheltered Animals

  • Make cozy fleece blankets to donate to area shelters

Help the Unhoused Population

  • Decorate a care kit tote bag
  • Fill a care kit for donation

Decorate Greeting Cards

  • Bring cheer to congregants in need

Cheer Up Kids at Children's Hospital

  • Craft tissue paper butterfly window decorations

Give Back to Our Planet as We Celebrate Tu B'Shvat

  • Save the butterflies: Plant milkweed seeds
  • Become more self-sustaining: Start by planting parsley
  • Give the bees and hummingbirds some nectar: Plant flowers
  • Audit your home use of plastic and water resources with the help of Repair the Sea

And more surprises! 

Registration required so we can get your free kit ready! Please CLICK HERE to submit your registration by 1/11. 

Participants are asked to return certain finished projects to PJTC on or around the morning of January 23. We'll take care of distributing them to those in need.


Email Emily Fischer at for more information.

PS - For those hoping for an in-person Mitzvah Day, we are working on adding a Social Action/Tikkun Olam portion to our May 6-8 Community Kallah Weekend; we also hope to reschedule the Tzedakah Kickball Tournament for later in the year. In the meantime, let's do some good ASAP!

Thu, January 20 2022 18 Shevat 5782