December 27 4:30 – 7pm
3200 California Street
San Francisco, CA
Tzedakah Box providing life saving services to African Jews
Participants of all ages decorate their own Tzedakah Boxes to celebrate the tradition of giving. Tzedakah or charity shows gratitude, care, and friendship to the members of our community. Be’chol Lashon helps the Abayudaya Jewish community in Uganda raise funds to provide life saving services medical services to Jews, Christians and Muslims promoting peace and security throughout the region.
Buy unique handcrafted gifts for Chanukah and learn about Jewish communities around the world.
The women of the Abayudaya Jewish community in Uganda make beautiful kippot and necklaces from recycled magazines. This sustainable business provides income for the women of the region and also benefits local community projects, including the health center, mosquito nets, clean water, and HIV/AIDS prevention. Extraordinary handmade challah covers come from the Sefwi Wiawso Jewish community in Ghana add a festive touch to the Shabbat table. Elegant silk kippot with gold embroidery come from China, evoking that country's historic Kaifeng Jewish community. Join us as we celebrate the diversity of the Jewish people and remind ourselves of the preciousness of freedom.