The Siach network invitess you to FREE Post-Election Analysis Webinar: THE IMPACT OF THE ISRAELI ELECTIONS ON CIVIL SOCIETY AND SOCIAL CHANGE Are you interested in hearing about… the impact of the election on civil society in Israel changes and emerging trends in Israeli society the future for the third sector in Israel Join us as two experts – Rabbi Michael Melchior and Don Futterman – share their insights on how the changing political map in Israel will impact the future for civil society and society as a whole in Israel. MONDAY January 28 2013 – 9pm Israel (GMT +2); 7pm UK (GMT) 2pm New York (EST) (more…)
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Genesis and Human Stewardship of the Earth
Jewcology is a diverse platform for Jewish environmental activists to learn from each other in order to educate Jewish communities about our responsibility to protect the environment. Hazon is excited to share these resources with you! We provide and promote ways to relate Jewish learning and Jewish teaching to environmental action and sustainability efforts. By Rabbi Yonatan Neril The first two chapters of Genesis contain teachings with profound relevance for ourselves and our world today. After creating Adam and Eve, G-d blesses them, saying “Be fruitful and multiply, fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the sky, and over every living thing that moves upon the earth.” What does it mean for humans to subdue the earth and have dominion over other creatures? One of the central precepts of Rabbinic Judaism is that the Written Torah must be understood within the context of the 2,300 year-old rabbinic tradition (including the Midrash and other works) that interprets it. While on the surface the words of this verse appear to give people license to degrade and subdue the earth, the Oral tradition makes clear that a wholly different message […]
Eat, Pray, Lulav
Head down to the Urban Adamah farm in Berkeley for ‘Eat Pray Lulav,’ a Sukkot Harvest Festival, on Sunday, October 7, from 2-6pm for a family event featuring live musical performances, goats, storytelling, cob stove building, a Really Local Tea Bar, Farm tours, face painting…and much more! (more…)
Bees and Honey 101, Build your own hive, Bee Movie screening and more!
How Sweet It Is! A series of honey and bee-related programming hosted by Ekar Farm, Mizel Museum and Hazon.
Cut/Salt/Taste – Experience the Art of Kosher Butchering
a rare opportunity to explore the meaning of local, sustainable, kosher meat through a farm-to-feast event.
Lifting the veil with a chicken shechita–at summer camp!
Ramah Outdoor Adventure, a Jewish summer camp in Colorado, decided that this summer they would conduct a chicken Shechita (ritual slaughter)
Last Call at the Oasis – film screening, Boulder, August 22
LAST CALL AT THE OASIS presents a powerful argument for why the global water crisis will be the central issue facing our world this century.
Holy Use: Relating to Resources Sustainably
When something breaks, the question may arise, repair it, or get rid of it and buy a new one?
New program – Jews and Earth: A Growing Community
Why was Adam’s “consequence” to work the soil? Why were many of the Bible heroes shepherds?
Wilderness Torah Nature Based Mentoring for Youth
For ages 5-13 in the Bay Area interested in exciting outdoor Jewish youth programs, please join Wilderness Torah for an info session to learn about their new programs! INFO SESSION Monday, August 20th, 7 PM – 9 PM East Bay JCC 1414 Walnut St. Berkeley, CA (more…)
Cycle through Chicago on The Chainlink!
Rides, routes, trends, and friends. The Chainlink.org connects people in Chicagoland through bicycling.
Matt Biers-Ariel Tours Bay Area REIs
Hazon California Ride Keynote Speaker Shares His Cycling Story
Register for Camp Ekar
This summer, Ekar will host their first summer camp program for children ages 7-11.
The Tour De Farm 2012!
Farm to Farm Bike Ride in Colorado! Special program for teenagers.
Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass 2.0!
On July 17, USDA is proudly unveiling the 2.0 version of their digital resource detailing their involvement in local and regional food.