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First Fruit Challah for Shavuot
In ancient times, the challah eaten on Shavuot was the first taste of the new year’s wheat.
The Year the Maple Trees Celebrate Purim
We’ve been tapping about 30 trees over the last three weeks, during this short late-winter maple syrup tapping season
New Kids on the Block at the Adamah Dairy
The Adamah Dairy in Falls Village, CT is home to a new family of goats and farmers.
Tour De Farm?
You may or may not have visited a farm, but have you ever biked to one?
Grantee Spotlight: Adamah, The Jewish Environmental Fellowship
Proceeds of this year’s New York Ride will provide grants to several organizations and projects that are in line with Hazon’s mission. Among the major grant recipients is Adamah, which is a program of the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, located in Northern Connecticut. Adamah connects people to their roots, to the land, to community, to Judaism, and to themselves by providing educational programs and products in order to build a more sustainable world. (more…)
An Amazing Way to Arrive
Jerusalem Yom Ha’atsma’ut / Israel Independence Day – 20th day of the omer 5766 Wednesday May 3rd 2006 Here’s how I arrived in Israel yesterday – in the waning afternoon hours of Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s memorial day, and just ahead of Yom Ha’atsma’ut, Israel’s Independence Day, last night and today. I walked through customs at Ben Gurion airport at 4.30pm. Yigal Deutscher met me at the airport; less than half an hour later I was walking around Chava v’Adam, visiting his new Shorashim project. I’ll explain what that is in a minute and why it was so amazing, but first a word about Yigal. (more…)