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Hadar Chooses Higher Welfare

Hadar Chooses Higher Welfare

March 13th, 2018

by Jenny Koshner, Program Coordinator, Hadar Institute Hadar empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah, Avodah, and Hesed. They are a Hazon Seal of Sustainability site based in New York, NY. This past year at Hadar has been a transformative year[...]

Cutting our waste - with compostable knives

Cutting our waste - with compostable knives

June 19th, 2017

The Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto, CA is a haven for green-focused Jewish community. Already OFJCC’s campus is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certified for its environmentally progressive features, and they’ve continued their environmental leadership with[...]

Recycling at Adat Shalom

Recycling at Adat Shalom

May 22nd, 2017

During their first year, Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills, MI has proven itself to be a real asset to the Hazon Seal of Sustainability Cohort 2016! From their efforts towards implementing better recycling policies, to using only recyclable paper[...]

Green Kiddush at Shaarey Tzedek

Green Kiddush at Shaarey Tzedek

May 17th, 2017

Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield, MI is setting the bar for sustainability high with their excellent work as a member of the Hazon Seal of Sustainability Cohort 2016! Between planning their first Green Kiddush, to using only glass mugs and[...]

Composting as a Community at B'nai Jeshurun

Composting as a Community at B'nai Jeshurun

May 8th, 2017

As a member of the 2016 Hazon Seal Pilot Cohort, B’nai Jeshurun (New York, NY) is going above and beyond with their sustainability practices!   As one of their projects for the first year, B’nai Jeshurun implemented Green Kiddush practices each Shabbat.[...]

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