Social Action

Panim Hadashot will be active in the area of social action especially during these tempestuous times. We are strongly committed to pluralism and preserving a democratic society that protects human rights.  We are interested in forming a social action group. If you are interested, contact Rabbi Dov Gartenberg at

Rabbi Gartenberg is a mental health advocate and is active in the National Alliance on Mental Illness-NAMI.  He is a trained volunteer peer teacher for NAMI signature courses aimed to help family caregivers of loved ones living with mental illness.  He is a teacher for the Family to Family class which is a joint program of the Jewish Family Service and NAMI Greater Seattle and will be teaching a class at JFS in fall 2017.  Contact Rabbi Gartenberg directly if you are in this situation and are seeking support.