Social Action

At CSS, we are a community of individuals committed to Tikkun Olam — repairing the world.  Compelled by the Jewish concepts to tzedakah, tikkun olam, and mitzvot, we use our collective power to strengthen our communities and make a lasting difference in the world.  There are opportunities to for all members to participate in a wide range of activities.

Beyond the important volunteer work integral to the functioning of the synagogue, many of our members participate in projects to relieve poverty, alleviate food insecurity, protect the environment, and more.  We sponsor many social action projects and partner with other local non-profit agencies to address the needs of our community.

Some of our ongoing or annual events include:

  • Cook-For-A-Friend
  • Sisterhood Baby Shower (benefits clients of Jewish Family and Children's Services)
  • The Mark Savrin and Al Rosenzweig Red Cross Blood Drive
  • High Holiday Food Drive
  • Jewish Relief Agency Day
  • Paper and Cardboard Recycling Program

Click here for a full list of Social Action Projects.

If you are interested in any of our social action projects or have a project you would like us to support, please contact Debbie Hersh in the office at 215-677-1600 or at


Upcoming Social Action Projects:

Project Cotton
Collecting ladies and men's coats and men's pants and shoes to give to homeless patients once dischargedto keep them safe from the elements.
Donations can be dropped off at the synagogue of contact Randi Freeman to schedule a pick-up.
Thu, March 22 2018 6 Nisan 5778