Topic: In the News

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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