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Hazon recently completed a strategic plan in order to refocus our work in the coming years.
Read our updated mission statement and theory of change or view our new brochure to learn about our new direction.

 
 

For You

Go on a Retreat at Isabella Freedman

Join us at our home in the Berkshires for Jewish holidays, spiritual retreats, foodie events, meditation, yoga, or simply relax and rejuvenate.

Cycle with Hazon

Join the Israel Ride for a week-long cycling adventure across Israel in the Fall, or join us for pick-up rides throughout the year.

Access our Resources for Rabbis

Explore our educational resources, consult with Hazon staff about greening your institution or creating Hazon-themed sustainable programming.

Join the Adamah Farming Fellowship

Immerse yourself in a 3-month program that integrates agriculture, Jewish learning, community building, social justice and spiritual practice (ages 20-35).

Create an Intentional Community

Apply for support and funding to create an intentional Jewish community as part of our Hakhel program.

For Your Communities


Earn the Hazon Seal of Sustainability

Receive support to green your institution through our Hazon Seal – audit your food, energy, and ecosystems and create a sustainability plan.

Host a JOFEE Fellow

Our trained Jewish, Outdoor, Food, Farming & Environmental Education (JOFEE) Fellows create programming at organizations across the country.

Send Students to Teva

Experiential learning at Isabella Freedman that fosters Jewish, ecological, and food sustainability awareness for Jewish day school students.

Gather at Isabella Freedman

Let us host your organizational retreat, family reunion, lifecycle celebration, or community gathering in a beautiful setting with delicious farm-to-table food.

Delve into Hazon’s Educational Materials

Hazon’s curricula and guides are geared to a variety of ages and backgrounds. Explore Jewish food texts, shmita, family-friendly cooking classes, and more.

 

Amazing Things You Can Do

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Hazon Meditation Retreat
Dec 22, 2019 - Dec 29, 2019

Jewish Women’s Yoga Retreat
Feb 14, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020

Pesach at Isabella Freedman
Apr 8, 2020 - Apr 17, 2020

Camp Isabella Freedman
Jul 6, 2020 - Jul 19, 2020

Words from Nigel Savage, CEO

Special Recent Posts

Reflections from Israel & a Critical Error of Omission in the American Jewish Community

By Nigel Savage Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | 15th Cheshvan 5780 Dear All, I got an inexpensive Airbnb near the marina in Ashkelon, to decompress for a day after the Israel Ride and to catch up with some work

An extraordinary gift from Greta Thunberg

Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 4th day of Sukkot, 5780 Dear All, I get older and my Jewish journey evolves, but almost the only constant is a constantly deepening sense of how amazing the tradition is and

Pre-Rosh Hashanah Gratitude

Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 19th Elul 5779 Dear Friends, This is our last formal email before Rosh Hashanah. The year ends, the year begins. For Hazon, the year just ending is one of immense gratitude.

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חזון זו המעבדה היהודית לקיימות
אנו מחוייבים בכל עשייתנו ליצירת קהילה מכילה ומכבדת לכולם

Hazon is the Jewish lab for sustainability. We are committed to inclusive community in all that we do.

Free Discussion Guide

We are the Weather by Jonathan Safran Foer

Hazon created a discussion guide for Jonathan Safran Foer’s new book “We are the Weather” to explore how Judaism compels us to respond to the current climate crisis.

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