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What is the Hazon Seal of Sustainability?

October 2017, Yale Climate Connections, This organization helps the Jewish community address climate change

“Some decide to focus on sustainable food by buying local organic produce, while others take on more big-budget projects like installing solar panels. One community center even built an outdoor classroom to get kids in touch with nature.
—'This organization helps the Jewish community address climate change', October 2017

September 2017, The Jewish Week, Hazon Food Conference Focuses on Farm-to-Synagogue Greening

Hazon Seal Site Projects:

February 2019, Boulder Jewish News, Feed your Soul and Celebrate the Planet

January 2019, The Jewish News, Bite by Bite

February 2018, Detroit Jewish News, Minding the Environment – Hazon Inspires Environmental Change

May 2017, Hillel News, “Going Green,”

“‘Joining the Hazon Seal has given us the opportunity to think more critically about our actions and work toward making Oregon Hillel more environmentally conscious. I also see this opportunity as a great way to bring outside student interest to Hillel.
—'Hillel International: Going Green', May 2017

June 2017, Detroit Jewish News, Shaarey Zedek, B’nai Moshe and Hazon partner to provide organic produce

May 2017, Jewish Louisville Hazon Seal, Louisville Grows grant to be parts of J’s enhanced sustainability

May 2017, Boulder Jewish News, Congregation Bonai Shalom Awarded 2016 Hazon Seal of Sustainability

April 2017, West Hartford News, Emanuel Synagogue Green Team launches new sustainability initiatives

Jewish Greening Fellowship Projects:

May 2015, JCCA, It’s Not Easy Being Green

April 2015, Times of Israel, NY Jewish Initiative Gives Back to the Land, Not the Landfill 

February 2014, The Jewish Week, Green Growth Going Mainstream

March 2014, Switchboard, NY-Sun Helps Reduce Solar Prices By Supporting Collective Purchasing In New York

August 2013, Forward Blog, Less Waste at Solomon Schechter Westchester 

February 2013, The Forward Blog, Start with the Silverware: The Jewish Greening Fellowship 

September 2012, The Jewish Week, Greener Day for Jewish Community

November 2011, SI Live, Solar Energy Initiatives at Staten Island JCC Projected to Save $4,000 a Year and Cut Carbon Emissions

Activism and Advocacy:

September 2014, The Forward, Jewish Groups Warm to Climate Change Battle

September 2014, Jewish Exponent, Activists Prepare for Climate March

September 2014, The Jewish Week, Jewish Flavor at Climate March

September 2014, JPRwire, Jews to Blow the Shofar in People’s Climate March NYC on September 21 



Hazon Seal Of Sustainability In Action

Green your Jewish Institution!
Lessons from JGF

“Captain Sunshine” Yosef Abramowitz at the Leading Green Conference

14th Street Y Introduces Composting Program