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Events / Calendar

This is a list of programs we’re running in the Metro Detroit area and some of our national programs that we think may be of interest to our local audience.

Relief Garden Initiative 2021
Mar 17, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021

Back again for the second year, we’re growing local produce for communal resilience. We’ll deliver compost and seeds for you to grow at home. Harvest and eat what you need, then donate the rest.

Sustainability Starter Kits
Mar 17, 2021 - Nov 21, 2021

We know that you care about the environment and living more sustainably. We also know that actually doing that can be tricky! That’s why we put together our newest initiative, Sustainability Starter Kits. Six uniquely themed kits, curated to help make going green just a little easier.

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.

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.