Our Activities

Out of the Cold

This program embodies Judaism and Islam’s religious commitment to Tzedaka or Sadaqah, which literally means charity, but also encompasses all acts of compassion and generosity. In this program, groups of Muslim and Jewish students volunteer side-by-side, once a week, serving warm meals to underprivileged members of the local community. The program encourages students to connect on a human level, regardless of their religious background, and fosters a cooperative environment in which students have been able to build meaningful friendships.

Breaking Down Stereotypes

This program gives students an opportunity to identify and discuss persisting stereotypes and misconceptions that exacerbate Muslim and Jewish tensions and distrust. Participants are encouraged to recognize their own preconceived ideas and biases in an environment that accepts and tolerates different ideas and values.

Meal Preparation

Participants prepare sandwiches on campus, which are then delivered by volunteers to shelters and other social service agencies. All food is donated by local businesses.

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