Posted by Jewcology on behalf of Cadette Girl Scout Troop 4056 Please share widely. Cadette Girl Scout Troop 4056 is pleased to present, as its silver award project, this cookbook of recipes that not only use leftover or excess food as ingredients but also conform to Jewish dietary laws, or kashrut. In preparation for this project, the troop earned the New Cuisines badge and experimented with cooking foods from diffe... read more.
Save Energy, Save Money, Protect the Environment! Fact Sheet Canfei Nesharim is proud to present our fact sheet on energy for Chanukah. The "Save Energy" side of the fact sheet explores ideas for saving energy, and explain some of the challenges of our current energy situation. The other side features a Torah teaching on "The Wisdom of Olive Oil." We offer two versions of the fact sheet: a ... read more.
The attached prayer with a (non literal) English translation was born of my deep concern for the welfare of our unique environment and the belief that as human beings and Jews, we have a responsibility to address this issue both spiritually and practically. In its composition, I have been helped by people of deep wisdom and generosity.* If you find value in the prayer very humbly invite you to make use of i... read more.
Core Teaching #13 We are How We Eat: A Jewish Approach to Food and Sustainability By Rabbi Yonatan Neril The beginning of the Torah makes clear the centrality of eating to human existence: “And the Lord God commanded man, saying, "Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat. But of the Tree of Knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat of it, for on the day that you eat there... read more.
Core Teaching #2: Bal Tashchit Summoning the Will Not to Waste By Rabbi Yonatan Neril The commandment of Bal Tashchit-- do not destroy or waste-- has long been considered central to a Jewish environmental ethic. Indeed, Rabbi Norman Lamm understands it to be “the biblical norm which most directly addresses itself to the ecological situation.” What is the basis for the commandment not to waste? We wi... 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.
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.
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.
Environmental Responsibility at School * by Hadas Yellinek, Coordinator of the Community and Nature Program at Teva Ivri * Hebrew Version Produced by Teva Ivri – Jewish Nature English Translation Courtesy of Jewish Agency for Israel – Partnership2Gether Target Population: Elementary School Noah lived in a period in which he was required to assume re... read more.
By Rabbi Shlomo Levin and Yonatan Neril  View a Printable Version | View a Source Sheet ... read more.