2020 Or Ami Award Winners


Gold Or Ami Award Winners

Syrian Refugee Outreach - A Taste of Syria Program 
Temple Judea, Coral Gables, FL

Women of Temple Judea organized two Taste of Syria programs, in which Syrian refugee women living in the community showcased their culinary skills, shared a meal with attendees and spoke about their plight. The program increased awareness about the refugee crisis and provided an extraordinary opportunity for meaningful dialogue.

Transplanting Life - Learning About Kidney Donation 
Congregation Ahavath Chesed, Jacksonville, FL

Inspired by the true kidney donation story of their own WRJ Sisterhood's Social Action Chair and her sister, a program was developed to educate the community about the importance and need of live kidney donation. Participants were encouraged to become organ donors.

 

Silver Or Ami Award Winners


Hey Baby! Sisterhood Social Action Baby Shower
Schaarai Zedek, Tampa, FL

This social action event served as an effective multi-generational and educational experience for Congregation Schaarai Zedek women and their children to come together in an authentic, hands-on community service outreach activity that provided baby items and funds to support pregnant teens and teen mothers in need.

Leaving a Colorful Memory
Southeast District

When stones are left at graves, it says, "I wish you were here” and “I remember you”. This program helps express loss, love, and spirituality, while promoting creativity and sisterhood bonding. This program was held at the 2019 Southeast District Area Day. Sisterhood members learned the origin of the ritual, painted stones and shared their memories of their loved ones, and gave the stones to local cemeteries for visitors to use. 

 Honorable Mentions

Choosing "The Chosen"
Sisterhood of Temple Beth El, Pensacola, FL

Esther’s Salon
Temple Ahavat Shalom Sisterhood, Palm Harbor, FL

Project Empty Bowls
The Sisterhood of Temple Bat Yam of East Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Simchat Binah
KKBE Sisterhood, Charleston, SC

Sisterhood Shabbat and Installation
KKBE Sisterhood, Charleston, SC

Use Your Voice/Raise Our Voices
Congregation B'nai Israel Women of Reform Judaism/Sisterhood, Boca Raton, FL

Where is the Love? An Intergenerational Women's Pre-Seder
Sisterhood at Temple Beth Am, Pinecrest, FL


Contact Us

Madelyn Davidson

WRJ Southeast District

President

Congregation Beth Am

Tampa, FL

davidsonluck@gmail.com

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