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Metro Detroit Jews And Muslims Volunteer On Mitzvah Day

Thursday, December 25, 2014

While most Metro Detroiters have the day off, there are many others who are working today. Many are Jews and Muslims are giving their time – so their Christian colleagues can have the day off. It’s a project called Mitzvah Day.

Nearly a thousand volunteers will take part in activities ranging from taking care of seniors in nursing homes to delivering toys to families in need. Janet Berman is the Co-Chair of Mitzvah Day. She spoke with WDET’s Jerome Vaughn.