Today is Tu’Bshvat, the New Year of the Trees! We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a song and a dance!
What we call “Jewish Food Education” is an important part of any Jewish education experience.
great articles from The Jew and the Carrot you may have missed last week
Tips for the holidays and events near you
the Colorado Front Range communities are celebrating with festivals, classes, seders and more!
Tips for hosting a sustainable seder, finding sustainable seven species options, and partaking in environmentally-friendly Tu B’Shvat themed activities.
Together we can create a healthier, more sustainable food system for all.
A program of Hazon’s friends Redwood Regional Park Sunday, February 12, 2012 10 AM – 3:30 PM (more…)
A very special “Tree b’Earthday” with a pluralistic ecologically engaged Jewish community the week before Tu b’Shevat at Isabella Freedman
A provocative exhibition on trees in contemporary art and in Jewish tradition.
Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 Urban Adamah, 1050 Parker St, Berkeley, CA Early Bird Ticket Cost $18 through Thursday, January 19 $20 per person $25 at the door Plus a can of food for the food bank (more…)
Ignite Chanukah with Vodka Latke Party is 8 nights in one – the largest young adult Chanukah party in Colorado!
A Miracle of Healthy, Sustainable Feasting, December 4th, Denver
New York November 17th / 20th Cheshvan Dear All, This is the period of giving thanks. Thank you: to all the people who commented on (and re-circulated) the piece I wrote last week on Federations. There are various comments on our website, and also on Facebook and elsewhere. We welcome your further feedback. Thank you: to the 17 participants in our second Israel Sustainable Food Tour, and to our partners on that tour at The Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership. We’re really psyched to be playing a role not only in developing more sustainable food systems in the US, but also in directly and indirectly both learning from and supporting some of the amazing work that’s starting to happen in Israel. You can see photos here. (And if you’re looking for an interesting Thanksgiving or Chanukah gift for someone – check out Negev Nectars.) (more…)
Originally posted in UJA Federation’s news. Try to picture 3.3 million grains of rice. If that’s too challenging, you could also visualize 200,000 grapes, 35,000 eggs, 4,000 pomegranates, 440 watermelons, or 220 pumpkins. Each of these quantities of food weighs a solid ton, which is the amount of fresh produce collected during UJA-Federation’s first annual Care to Share fresh food drive in conjunction with Met Council, Hazon, and AmeriCorps. (more…)