This two-page handout discusses food miles, organic agriculture and local agriculture in relation to Israel. This handout should be printed double-sided. read more.
This two-page handout discusses the potential effects of climate change on Israel and the Middle East using projections for the year 2100. This handout should be printed double-sided. read more.
This two-page handout discusses seven of Israel’s primary environmental challenges. This handout should be printed double-sided. read more.
Rainbow Day, יום ברית הקשת Remember the Rainbow Covenant on Shabbat Noach, Shabbat Behar and Rainbow Day! Celebrate Rainbow Day and the Rainbow Covenant with all life! In the Rainbow Day curriculum, you'll find Torah, prayers and liturgies, midrashim about rainbows, lesson plans about seed-saving, learning from Hoshea and Ezekiel, Kabbalah and midrash, and project ideas&... read more.
Ever use anti-bacterial soap? First, bacteria are supposed to be on our skin--the right kind of bacteria form an essential part of our body's defenses against disease and intruders. Second, if you use a soap with triclosan, not only are you helping to create bacteria resistant to one of the most important anti-bacterial chemicals used in hospitals, you are also sending a bacteriacide into the rivers and lakes and oceans and drains, wher... read more.
Day 1: Do a personal and communal energy audit. Record energy usage throughout your school with a focus on wasted energy. Optional, do this each day for the full week of Hanukah Day 2: Bike, walk, Bus or Carpool to school day. Hold a special day for alternative forms of transportation. Hold a special raffle for anyone who reduced their footprint on their way to school Day 3: Re-used, re-gifted and home made g... read more.
By Rabbi Shlomo Levin and Yonatan Neril  View a Printable Version | View a Source Sheet ... read more.
The industrial revolution of the 19th century marked humanities transition from an organic energy based society- based on human, animal, and inanimate (wind, water, solar) power sources- to an advanced industrial society based primarily on fossil fuels. With great exertion, humans themselves are only capable of producing about 60 watts of energy and animals up to 700, while an automobile powered on petroleum effortlessly generates an averag... read more.
OYL! -- Corruption, the Spirit, the Earth, & Us By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | 5/14/2010 Bechukotay Climate policy Festivals, Life-cycle, & Climate crisis Global Scorching Tisha B'Av Click here to see a listing of all recent blog posts This is not an oil "spill" we are facing in... read more.
This one-page handout discusses several environmental communities in Israel, such as Kibbutz Ketura and Hava & Adam Farm. read more.