Social Responsibility

Good Deeds Week


Held in the spring, The Sara & Samuel J. Lessans Good Deeds Day is an international day of service that amplifies the value of giving back.

Join the EDCJCC for the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Sara & Samuel J. Lessans Good Deeds Week – a global mitzvah week started in Israel in 2007 and now celebrated in 108 countries!

Check out our Good Deeds Week of programming with something for everyone. Volunteers of all abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact Mira Smith at

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Mira Smith

Assistant Director, Morris Cafritz Center for Social Responsibility

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