Mission Statement
Tzedek America transforms lives, strengthens Jewish identity, and changes the world through immersive social justice-oriented experiences.

What we do

Tzedek America program offerings: 

  • National and international service learning trips for ages 12+
  • 1-4 day Jewish social justice experiences in California
  • College alternative spring break trips
  • A long residential gap semester or year, for ages 17-20, focused on developing Jewish identity
  • Overnight social justice summer camp program for ages 14-18
  • Bar and Bat Mitzvah project missions for 12 and 13 year olds

Questions we ponder during every experience:

  • Why is social justice critical for Jews in America?
  • What is unique about the Jewish experience in North America?
  • What practices and affiliations are available to Jewish adults in communities across the U. S.?
  • What does Judaism mean to me?