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Students translate charity lessons into action

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/philanthropy/article/students_translate_charity_lessons_into_action_20070126

Realizing tikkun olam as a central pillar of Jewish practice, synagogues throughout the country require children to perform service projects before becoming b'nai mitzvah, sensitizing them to their growing responsibilities toward others as they approach adulthood. In many cases, these projects have been the inspiration for ongoing philanthropic endeavors.

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