Tzom Gedaliah

Check in on a friend you know to be fasting

Spend time learning about the origin and meaning of Tzom Gedaliah

Commit to being a better person this year

Join a service club at your school or in your community

Think about ways in which you can give back to your community or the Jewish people and act on it

Make a break-fast meal for someone who is too tired to do so for him or herself

Donate the money you would have spent on lunch today to an organization in need

As Tzom Gedaliah falls during the Aseret Yemei Teshuvah (Ten Days of Repentance), take some time to consider others' thoughts and feelings before pursuing your own actions

Prepare a break-fast meal for a family with limited financial means