Act with TACT.

TACT is both a noun and an acronym.


The noun “TACT” means acting with sensitivity when dealing others.  Some synonyms are being diplomatic, thoughtful, considerate, sensitive, understanding, discrete.  A person who acts with tact, shows sensitivity to the other person’s feelings, situation, mood when responding to them. A tactful person can respond without offending the other.


The acronym “TACT” stands for ‘Treat with Acceptance, Compassion and Tolerance’

In the context of "Act with TACT," these words refer to

  • Treat: treating others like you’d like to be treated: “The Golden Rule.”
  • Acceptance: Being welcoming and understanding of people who are different.  Any kind of different: color, race, orientation, philosophy, religion, wealth, way of dress, behavior, health or any other quirks a person might have.
  • Compassion: Caring about people’s feelings enough to do something about it when you see someone being treated unfairly.
  • Tolerance: A willingness to accept someone or an opinion that’s different than from you/yours.  You might not agree with them, but you would not cause them harm neither physically nor verbally because of that difference.  Words often used to mean the opposite of tolerance are intolerance, prejudice, and bigotry.

We hope Chaim inspires its visitors to always “Act with TACT” in life - Chaim, every day, everywhere.