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Jewish Community Dinners for UMD

Past Sessions
Sunday, December 25, 2022 1 Tevet 5783 - 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Sunday, November 27, 2022 3 Kislev 5783 - 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Sunday, October 23, 2022 28 Tishrei 5783 - 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Sunday, August 28, 2022 1 Elul 5782 - 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Sunday, July 24, 2022 25 Tammuz 5782 - 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Jewish Community Dinners for Urban Ministries July-November 2022

Durham’s Jewish community partners to safely provide and serve dinner for homeless and food insecure people on the fourth Sunday of each month at Urban Ministries’ Durham Community Kitchen.

Judea Reform, Beth El, Kol Haskalah, Jewish for Good, and other community members need your help! During the pandemic, this mitzvah is more important than ever, and we have adapted to do it safely. We need volunteers and donors to

  • Sign up to make casserole(s) at home and bring to a meeting point at mid day the fourth Sunday of the month (July 24 & Aug 28). See casserole recipe here. 
  • Purchase and bag cookies at home to deliver to meeting point.
  • Purchase other items below.  
  • Volunteer to prep meals at UMD  3 people are needed at 4:30pm to safely package the food in take-out containers in the UMD kitchen. The staff of UMD will distribute the meals to their clients. This mitzvah is open to healthy people who are not at risk (please sign up close to the date so you can confirm you are healthy at the time!)


DELIVERING DONATIONS: On the fourth Sundays of the month, plan to bring your items to for contact-free "trunk to trunk" delivery between 12:30 and 1pm. Deliver to Judea Reform parking lot during the summer and days when JRC does not have Religious School and to the circle parking lot behind the JCC (Jewish for Good), by the pool on other dates. You will put your items into one of the two vehicles going to Urban Ministries. Vehicles will depart promptly at 1pm. 

Want More Info?

Donating ingredients - Contact Judy Holland 

Prep Team - Contact


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