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Understanding Shmita
May 5, 2021 - May 19, 2021 - 12:00 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT

In this 3-part series, Jeremy Benstein and Shira Hecht-Koller from 929 and Nigel Savage from Hazon explore the many dimensions of the Shmita tradition, as well as share the lessons, insights, and aspirations it offers about society, the economy, and the environment.

The Omer: Meditations and Practices
May 11, 2021 - 12:00 pm EDT - 1:30 pm EDT

In these seven sessions, Rabbi Robin Damsky of Limitless Judaism facilitates a weekly practice and study of Seferat HaOmer, the daily Jewish mystical practice of spiritual refinement during the 50 days between Passover and Shavuot, using meditation, melody, movement, agricultural practice, and selected complementary texts.

Shavuot Retreat
May 16, 2021 - May 19, 2021

Join us for an inclusive celebration of revelation that includes all-night learning, sunrise shacharit, a midnight hike to the top of the mountain, a pilgrimage parade with costumes and goats, outdoor fun for kids, and more. Includes Camp Teva for kids!

Rhythm of Change: A Shmita Series with Ekar Farm
May 16, 2021 - 12:00 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT

Learn from grass-roots movement leaders and activists about what you can do to create a just community.

Insights for the Shmita Year
May 26, 2021 - Jun 9, 2021 - 12:00 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT

In this 3-part series, Jeremy Benstein and Shira Hecht-Koller from 929 and Shamu Sadeh of Hazon discuss how Jewish tradition frames the human relationship with the natural world, using texts from the Hebrew Bible and rabbinic stories.

Rhythm of Change: A Shmita Series with Ekar Farm
Jun 13, 2021 - 12:00 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT

Learn from grass-roots movement leaders and activists about what you can do to create a just community.

Rhythm of Change: A Shmita Series with Ekar Farm
Jul 11, 2021 - 12:00 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT

Learn from grass-roots movement leaders and activists about what you can do to create a just community.

The 2021 Israel Ride
Oct 19, 2021 - Oct 26, 2021

The Israel Ride is the premier cycling experience in Israel, benefiting the Arava Institute and Hazon. Enjoy cycling Israel, with routes for beginner to advanced cyclists. We also offer non-cycling with touring, or half riding/touring options.

Words from Nigel Savage, CEO

Special Recent Posts

Shmita & Parshat Behar Bechukotai 5781

Please enjoy this week's video newsletter message. Full text transcript is below.  We were thinking we might try and send out some videos as well as just written words, and this week's parsha seemed

Different Jewish narratives in relation to place

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 24th day of the omer – tiferet she'b'netzach   Dear All, Tomorrow is Earth Day, and there’s lots happening. I hope you will attend some of the many events that are taking place,

Earth Day as a secular chag

Thursday, April 8, 2021 | netzach she’b’gevurah    Dear All, It’s Earth Day two weeks from today. This prompts me to think about Earth Day as the secular equivalent of one of the festivals of Jewish life.

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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.

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


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.

Join the Adamah Farming Fellowship

Immerse in a unique program for adults that integrates agriculture, Jewish learning, community building, social justice and spiritual practice.

Cycle with Hazon

Experience moving through the world on your own power and explore the connection between Jewish tradition and the natural world.

Bring Nature Education Home with Teva

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