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Topic: In the News

Hazon in the News-September 2011

Press Chicken Shechting at the Hazon Food Conference in Jewish Review Hazon Conference at UC Davis Spotlights Food, Jewish Life in Jewish Review Hazon CSA with Full Belly Farm on Osher Marin JCC JCC to Launch Agriculture Program in Marin Independent Journal Israeli Environmentalist Jeremy Benstein Finds Green Roots in Ancient Texts on Jweekly.com Ideas for Moving Forward in Jewish News of Greater Phoenix Online Homespun Kibbutz Branches Out into Year-Round Venture on JWeekly.com SJSU Jewish Series Offers a Full Menu on Sustainability Blogs This Nu Year in Jews and Social Justice on Pursue Video Jewish Farming from Leadel Jews and Social Media from Leadel

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Hazon in the News- August 2011

Press A Responsibility to Defend a Fragile & Glorious World: Judaism & the Environment on Treehugger (Also on Cool Green Mag) Of Food, Justice and the Environment in The Jewish Week Incorporating Social Justice into Jewish Education on JESNA [Video] Relationships: Israel and American Jewry in YnetNews Interns Develop Their Working Chops in Kohn Program on JWeekly.com Teen Outdoor Adventures Biking Series with Hazon on Boulder Jewish News Hazon Event Celebrates Community and Ecology in Jewish Exponent Hazon Awards Grants to Local Organizations on Boulder Jewish News Blogs Nu? This Week in Jews and Social Justice on Pursue Pursue Discount for the Hazon NY Ride on Pursue UpStart’s Innovation Center a Full-Fledged Jewish Social Hub on UpStart   Food Conference Coverage On the Road with Fair Food – Hazon Food Conference on Fair Food Network The Flores Family Declaration of Food Values on Balance, Variety and Moderation RD A Tradition of Sustainability – The 2011 Hazon Food Conference on Real Food Digest So What’s “The New Jewish Food Movement?” A Movement for Justice on AJWS Home from Hazon on Ducks and Books Hazon Food Conference Opens Today on eJewishPhilanthropy Hazon Speaker Trying to Push ‘Kosher’ to the Next Level on JWeekly.com Jewish Food Movement Conference Set for U.C. Davis on JWeekly.com Hazon Food Confab Shifts into High Gear […]

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Sustainable meat preparation at the 2010 Hazon Food Conference West.

Food Conference Round Up

The 6th annual Food Conference begins this Thursday in sunny Davis, California. We wanted to take a moment to pull together all the wonderful things going on in the world in preparation. Daniel Infeld notes the momentum around the food movement and highlights Hazon’s Food Values taken into consideration when planning an event, program, or meeting on The Jew and the Carrot. Nadia Schreiber highlights how trendy DIY shechting has become and where it’s happening. Can the Food Conference take credit for starting this one? (more…)

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Hazon in the News-July 2011

Press Taking One Last Spin Around Three years of J. Memories on Jweekly.com Nurturing Their Roots: Fellows Flock to Berkeley’s Jewish Urban Farm on Jweekly.com Federation Rewards Innovative Programs That Reach “Next Generation” on JWeekly.com The First Siach Conference: the Video on eJewish Philanthropy. Repair the World’s July 2011 Newsletter   Blogs God is in the Summer Camp from the Foundation for Jewish Camp Jews Eating Well – Not as Obvious as it May Seem! From Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

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Hazon in the News-June 2011

Press Double the Amount of Jews Found in Portland, OR on JTA The Right to Eat Well: Access to Healthy Food Options is Berkeley Native’s Dream in JWeekly Will Travel for Food (Justice): Meet Me at the Hazon Food Conference on Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism Live Stream of Jewish Tech Meet Up in The Jewish Week Stewards of the Earth on CBS News Nourishing Children, Nourishing Families in The Jewish Week S.F Jewish Community Federation Unveils New Model For Grantmaking on eJewish Philanthropy   Blogs A New Food Justice Series: “Chewing on Food Justice” on Jewschool Jewish Vegetarians of North America Newsletter Intergenerational Reflections on Lifestyle, Food Security, and Jewish Activism (Part 1) on Pursue Go to Hazon’s Food Conference This Summer with Pursue on Repair The World

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Hazon in the News-May 2011

Press The Count: Things You Should Know About on Alef: The Next Conversation B’nai B’rith Camp Promotes Healthy Body Image for Adolescent Girls on B’nai B’right Camp Jewish Techs Meet Face to Face in The Jewish Week Pickling Pro Will Talk About Kraut Local Tour on Jweekly.com 36 Under 36: Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, 32 in The Jewish Week Slice & Dice, Schmooze & Dave, Sing & Dine: Hazon’s Food Conference on Boulder Jewish News Farmers, Rabbis, Chefs, Vegans, Omnivores and You on Boulder Jewish News Four Biblical Voices on our Relationship to Creation in The Huffington Post Three Jewish Communal Actions with Impact on Jewcology Siach Press The Israel-Diaspora Gap, Up Close in The Jewish Week. Starting the ‘Global Conversation’ on The Jewish Chronicle Online A Sustainable Jewish Nation on Jewcology The Reawakening of the Jewish Social Justice Movement in The Guardian Siach: A Cross-Cultural Conversation in The Jewish Week

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Hazon in the News- April 2011

Video Nigel’s session at the University of Michigan Paper Press Mirele had an inspiring opinion piece published in the Forward Nice Country for Camping, Not Fracking Celebrating Freedom in the Big Apple in The Jerusalem Post Jewcology: A Clearninghouse for Jewish Environmental Awareness in the Forward To Honor Its Past and Future, JCF Gives Donors a Present on JWeekly Earth Day 2011: Local Jewish Communities Think Green in the Jewish Ledger A piece I wrote was in the Forward: Beyond Bal Tashchit Brownstone Brooklyn’s ‘Get ‘Em In Early’ Ethic in The Jewish Week Blogs Rabbi Larry Troster, our Rabbinic Advisor, is writing regularly now with Huffington Post.  His first piece is 10 Teachings on Judaism and the Environment Jewish Environmentalism in the Next Decade on Boulder Jewish News Let All Who Are Hungry Come and Eat on Pursue Celebrate Earth Day and Passover on Repair The World Passover Seder Focused on Ensuring Justice in U.S. Food Chain on JSpot. Hazon’s 5th Question on Alefnext Counting the Omer on Alefnext A Food Justice Centered Sedar on A Spoonful of Shauna Collaboration at Your Service in PresenTense Nice Country for Camping, Not for Fracking in the Forward A Season of RENEWAL in the RJ Blog Let if Flow in Boulder Jewish News NY Food Justice Seder on Jewschool Bringing […]

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Hazon in the News- March 2011

Press Collaboration At Your Service [PDF] in PreseTense (Siach) Hazon offers second Bay Area bike ride on JWeekly.com An Eco-Kosher Restaurant May Be Coming to a Town Near You on Yahoo! News Refining Our Souls in JewishJournal.com Introducing RepairLabs on Jewschool Nu? This Week in Jews and Social Justice on Pursue Kashrut is an expression of the values we maintain as Jews on Jewish Community Voice Let It FLOW in Boulder Jewish News A natural fit: Boulder Jews in food business Intermountain Jewish News

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Hazon in the News-February 2011

Press Hazon launching ‘Home for Dinner’ program in Bay Area on JWeekly.com Awe Was My First Religion on Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Future Farmers on the St. Louis Jewish Light Backyard Chickens, Part I: Animals in My House on The Jew and The Carrot More Nigel Savage Events on Boulder Jewish News Video Question of the Week #10 on Jewcology Question of the Week #11 on Jewcology

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Hazon in the News-January 2011

Blogs and Articles Food Conference Back at the Ranch: My Experience at the Hazon Food Conference on Pursue Hazon Food Conference Take 2 on Raw 9 Hazon: You Know It’s Crunchy When I’m the Cleanest Dude There on Frum Satire More from the Hazon Food Conference West on Jewschool From The Hazon Food Conference West Coast on Jewschool Hazon Food Conference 2010 on Jewish Food Alliance (reposted on Emory Hillel’s blog and on The Great Schnoz) Hazon Food Conference 2010 – Drash for Beshalach on Evenewra Brainsite Dan’s Refelections on the Food Conference: Making a Home on the Mountain on Ramah Outdoors Hazon Conference Focuses on Food and Torah in The Jewish Press [PDF] Tu B’Shvat Tu B’Shvat InterfaithFamily.com Tu B’Shvat: An Ancient Jewish Holy Day for Modern Environmentalists on The Huffington Post Tu B’Shvat and the Environment on the Makom blog at Haaretz Hazon Launches Tu B’Shvat Resource Website on Jewschool General What’s Cooking, Kosher-Wise? on Jewish Exponent Hazon: Organizational Values Reflected in Office Plans on Jewschool An eternal song: Debbie Friedman’s remarkable life and work remembered by Bay Area friends on JWeekly Canadian Co-Founds Jewish Environmental Web Portal on The Canadian Jewish News Jewcology.com- A New Online Hub for Jewish Environmentalists on Shalomlife Hazon’s Suggested Reading List at the Jewish Book Council Week in Review on Boulder Jewish News Growth Spurt: […]

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Hazon in the News-December 2011

Press Sustainability and Jewish Dietary Laws Presentation in Brandeis in Hillel Day School News Making Sustainable, DIY Hanukkah Lamps in The Olympian Sign Up Now For Local, Organic, Nutritious Vegetables at the J in Jewish St. Louis Hazon’s Guide to Healthy, Sustainable Chanukah Resources on JWeekly.com Registration Open for Hazon Bike Ride on JWeekly.com Registration Begins for 2012 Season of Hazon, JCC’s Organic Produce Program in St. Louis Jewish Light OKY Transitions into the New Year on Camp Newman Blog Osakis Is Stop on Cross-Country Bike Tour in Osakis Review Blogs Biking for the Environment in the Negev Desert in Travelujah Israel on Two Wheels on Jewschool CSA Webinar: A Delectable Success on Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism 8 Nights of Service: Green Your Hanukkah Celebration on Repair the World Add Meaning to Hanukkah This Year on Big Tent Judaism Healthy, Sustainable Hanukkah Resources on Temple Israel   Video How To Keep Your Tuchus Happy While Cycling

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The Jew and the Carrot in the News

Of Church and Steak: Farming for the SoulNew York Times By: Joan NathanHow Kosher Was Your Turkey? Wall Street Journal By: Julie Weiner The Central Role of Food in Jewish Life The Jerusalem Report By: Leonard Felson Can You Be a Kosher Locavore? The NY Jewish Week By: Sandee Brawarsky Yom Kippur Food & Fasting Express Night Out (Washington Post) By: Stefanie Gans Noted. Keeping Kosher The Nation By: Naomi Sobel A Sustainable Passover The Daily Green Thinking Outside the Bun New Jersey Jewish News By: Jeffery Yoskowitz Advice from Modern Jewish Mom Modern Jewish Mom Interview: Leah Koenig Profile: Midtown Lunch’er Midtown Lunch Blog Nagila Goes Kosher Star News Online By: Liz Biro Garden Feast Hadassah Magazine By: Adeena Sussman It’s Not Easy Being Green World Jewish Digest By: Rachel Burstyn Culinary Corner: Green Cuisine American Jewish Living By: Lilit Marcus Holy Kale New York Jewish Week By: Elicia Brown Eco-Ushpizin: Women Take on the Environment Lilith Magazine Ed. Rabbi Susan Schnur Greening of Passover Augusta Chronicle By: Kelly Jasper

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Jewish Week – “Retreat and Advance”

Retreat And Advance Debra Nussbaum Cohen – Staff Writer May 5, 2006 Next Labor Day weekend, Rabbis Jeff Roth and Joanna Katz will carefully remove the Torah scroll from its home at Elat Chayyim, the Jewish retreat center they founded 16 years ago, and carry it on the first leg of the journey to its new home. Then they’ll hand it off to pairs of friends who will take turns walking the holy scroll 62 miles, to the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. Removing the Torah will be the final act by Elat Chayyim’s leaders before they close the retreat center’s doors, bringing to an end a grand experiment in the spiritual renewal of Judaism. People with every kind of Jewish background went to Elat Chayyim to learn and practice meditation, experiment with neo-chasidic practices like chanting and ecstatic movement, and bring an environmentally sensitive consciousness to every act. The problem was that its ramshackle site was too uncomfortably funky for all but the most committed, and its creators and leaders were focused more on teaching than on finances. (more…)

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