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JOIN for Justice National Summit

JOIN us! National Summit – April 29 & 30 – New York City Presented by JOIN (Jewish Organizing Institute & Network) for Justice. Cosponsored by Hazon. Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Religion One West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012 The field of Jewish community organizing is growing rapidly. However, as practitioners in this field, we have not yet formally come together- across denominations, across roles, across the country- to share wisdom, build connections, find partners, and plan for the future. JOIN for Justice’s National Summit is a unique opportunity for Jewish organizers to come together to articulate and celebrate their shared vision for the Jewish community and its role in advancing justice in the world. Through networking, training, and other learning opportunities, we will build relationships and gain resources that will strengthen our ability to achieve our individual and collective goals. (more…)

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First Annual Boston Jewish Food Conference: Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability

Sunday April 22nd, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Co-sponsored by Hazon. Join the Greater Boston Jewish community for an in-depth exploration of cuisine, agriculture, labor, business, health, access, history, and spirituality.  Participate in a range of hands-on activities, Jewish textual reflections, and contemporary food justice sessions, including: Agricultural dimensions of the Jewish calendar cycle Contemporary Jewish spiritual practice Kosher ritual slaughter and eating ethics Models of Community Supported Agriculture and Sustainable Simchas Shuk (marketplace) with educational resources, local vendors of Judaica crafts, sustainable food goodies (to purchase and to taste) and community partners Wool spinning, sauerkraut making & wheat threshing Workers’ rights, food aid and access (more…)

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Hazon Visits Limmud NY 2012

by Wendy Levine Limmud means learning. Limmud NY is a “conference, a festival, a gathering of hundreds of Jews from all walks of life, all Jewish backgrounds, all lifestyles, and all ages” and Hazon was fortunate to be a part of it. (more…)

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Northeast Organic Research Symposium

January 19th-20th, 2012 (preceding NOFA-NY’s Winter Conference) Saratoga Springs NOFA-NY’s inaugural Organic Research Symposium will take place on Thursday, January 19th and Friday, January 20th at the Saratoga Springs Hilton. Join organic farmers from across the Northeast to hear from over 60 researchers–academics at some of this country’s most respected institutions, on-farm researchers, and PhD students–who will present their latest organic agricultural research projects. Engage in in-depth discussions with researchers and practitioners exploring the latest techniques for a successful organic farm. Share your own experiments and best practices with researchers and farmers. (more…)

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