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.
Use this haggadah from neohasid.org to guide your Tu Bishvat seder! Fill in the steps with poetry, prayers, songs, stories, picture and activities that you bring, or go to neohasid.org to get text study sheets, prayers, and other tremendous resources. You'll find three versions of the One-Page Save-the-Trees haggadah: one easy version without Hebrew in black and white (scroll to bottom), and one with Hebrew and more Kabbalah, in either ... read more.
Treasures In The Garden by Nigel Savage Reframing Jewish tradition in an era of ecological challenge Jewish tradition is so old we easily take it for granted. But it's quite an incredible thing: to have been one of the world's indigenous peoples, more than three thousand years ago, to have maintained since then a continuous historical identity and existence, and still to be here, in the postmodern age. We have gathered,... 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.
By Drew Kaplan View a Printable Verison | View a Source Sheet Since Yitzhak went to the field to pray in this week’s Torah portion, the world has not been the same. The Talmud offers two sources for our requirement to pray three daily prayers; one is the prayers themselves of the three forefathers of the Jewish people. Avraham is credited with instituting shaharit, the morning prayer; Yitzhak grants us minhah, the afternoon pr... read more.
Plan a Tu B'Shevat Kiddush Organizing a Tu b’Shevat Kiddush can be a lovely way to engage your community in Torah-environmental awareness for the first time. Here are some steps to take to make this happen. 1. Contact your shul administrator to arrange for the Tu b’Shevat Kiddush. Ask if funds are available for additional fruits and nuts, or if ... read more.
Looking to organize a community Tu b’Shevat Seder? Canfei Nesharim has the resources for you! Order a colorful, eco-printed one-page haggadah from Canfei Nesharim to use at your community seder! Order eco-reminders to hand out at your seder Tips and Instructions for running an effective Tu b’Shevat Seder Timeline and ins... read more.
By Yonatan Neril View a Printable Version | View a Source Sheet Praying for rain is a key part of the spiritual life of a Jew. For almost half of the year, our daily prayers include praise of G-d as the One who “makes the wind blow and the rain descend” and a request that G-d will “give dew and rain for a blessing on the face of the earth." A special blessing for rain appears in the liturgy of the ... read more.
By Drew Kaplan View a Printable Verison | View a Source Sheet Since Yitzhak went to the field to pray in this week’s Torah portion, the world has not been the same. The Talmud offers two sources for our requirement to pray three daily prayers; one is the prayers themselves of the three forefathers of the Jewish people. Avraham is credited with instituting shaharit, the morning prayer; Yitzhak grants us minhah, the afternoon... read more.
New Interfaith Freedom Seder for the Earth: Text of an Earth-Haggadah By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | 2/3/2009 Festivals, Life-cycle, & Climate crisis Global Scorching Justice & immigration Pesach Environmental Justice Globalization and Economic Justice Interreligious Relations Just... read more.