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The North Carolina Museum of Art is the only state gallery in the United States with a permanent collection of ceremonial Judaica displayed as art. The permanent Judaic Gallery is the result of a six-week exhibition, “Ceremonial Art in the Judaic Tradition” by guest curator Abram Kanof. He initiated a fundraising campaign and contributed a number of pieces from his personal collection.
Chapel Hill resident Sadie Rapp decided to “go green” for her recent bat mitzvah. Making decorations, Rapp and her family repurposed garbage and recycled materials and encouraged guests to walk or carpool to the event. Rapp also decided to donate a portion of her gifts to charity and her blog on the experience has gained national attention from rabbis. Rapp said it is up to those who have completed their bat mitzvah to be responsible and take care of the world.
Go Yarok!, an initiative of the Asheville Jewish Community Center (JCC), seeks to connect people of all ages and backgrounds to permaculture, Jewish traditions and spirituality. The program offers adults the chance to take part in educational activities, contribute to the JCC garden, visit local farms and volunteer for environmental service projects in the community.
The Mitzvah Corps offers Shabbat services to elderly residents of all faiths in local nursing homes in Asheville.