Adding Meaning to Life

Social Action

“The Torah begins and ends with acts of caring, loving kindness.”  (Talmud: Sotah 14a)

Serving others is a great way to grow, meet others, and discover your unique contribution to making the world more just.  VBS is a pioneer in social justice work as well as mental health counseling because we believe that life is enriched when we care for others and ourselves.

Caring for Ourselves:
Counseling Center - Mental health counseling for all those who need it.
Hope Connection - Mourning the loss of a loved one.

Caring for our VBS Community:
Caring Connection - Visiting the sick, connecting with mourners, and Jewish medicine and ethics.

Caring for our Local Community:
Chesed Connection - VBS's resource for volunteers. Feed the hungry, care for the poor and sick, help house the homeless and more.

Caring for our Global Community:
Jewish World Watch - Founded at VBS, a non-profit organization dedicated to combating genocide.