Our Values

We are grounded in fundamental Jewish values, especially:

Tzedakah – the obligation of the Jewish community to create justice in the world

Tikkun Olam – the collective obligation to work toward making the world right and whole

B’tzelem Elohim – treating others with the inherent dignity that arises from the belief that all human beings were created in the image of G-d

Derech Eretz – the code of mutual respect and responsibility that guides our daily actions following the traditions of generation of Jews before us

Chesed – compassion and caring for others

G’Melut Chasadim – acts of kindness and assistance toward others

Amcha – our sense of Jewish peoplehood that connects one generation to the next

Shleimut – the pursuit of wholeness through honorable actions