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.
This two-page handout includes descriptions of several American-based Jewish environmental organizations. (We apologize in advance for any omissions — for a full list, click here.) This handout should be printed double-sided. read more.
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 four-page lesson plan outlines a 75-minute class on biblical-agricultural laws. If you print the lesson plan, please print it double-sided. The lesson plan includes an optional one-page text-study handout; alternatively, you can use bibles. read more.
This one-page handout discusses several universities and institutions in Israel where students can learn about the environment for study abroad and bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. read more.
This two-page handout discusses seven of Israel’s primary environmental challenges. This handout should be printed double-sided. read more.
By Rebbetzin Chana Bracha Siegelbaum View a print version l View a source sheet The Land of Israel is described as “A land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates; a land of olive oil and honey." These seven species were the staple foods consumed by the Jewish peo... read more.
Core Teaching #5: Shabbat and Environmental Awareness Today we live in a society which is constantly doing without sufficient regard to being, and at the same time, transforming the natural world without taking time to reflect on the long-term consequences. Shabbat as a spiritual practice offers great potential to reduce consumption and thereby benefit the natural world. Explore all Shabbat and Environmental Awareness Materi... read more.
Currently, most of the world’s Jews still live in Diaspora, even though the State of Israel has been in existence for more than 60 years. Jewish prayer and spirituality is focused on Jerusalem and Israel, yet most Jews choose not to move to our ancestral homeland. Use these sources and questions below to help explore our relationship to land and answer the following overarching questions: 1) What is our connection/respon... read more.