We applaud you for taking on this important task to align your food choices with your Jewish values as Shomrei Adamah, keepers of the earth. Below are resources to help you on your journey. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or suggestions that you may have regarding this material. Have a good example to share? […]
These signs were designed with the idea that we should do a better job at communicating both our commitment to sustainability and environmental protection, and all the wonderful work we are doing! Designed to be displayed side by side – The GREEN sign will indicate you are a part of the Hazon Seal program and […]
Composting your food scraps is one of the most direct ways that you can lower your carbon footprint, give back to the Earth, and inspire friends and family to follow suit. Fortunately, many towns in Westchester now have a food scrap recycling program, where residents can bring their food scraps along with regular recycling to […]
This 4 page resource provides a useful overview of Shmita and provides some useful information about how you can incorporate the values of Shmita into your life. The resource can be found here.
This guide is a resource book with ideas, definitions, stories and guidance for Jewish institutions to think about how they can make healthier and more sustainable food choices. The guide also includes an audit with a list of questions for an institution to use to be able to assess where it’s doing well and how […]
This Haggadah supplement was put together by the Heschel Center for Sustainability. It has many stories and text studies that connect the Passover story to sustainability and the environment. It explores our connection to the environment, the place Passover has in a modern world, and the social contexts of slavery.
Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (the “Bayit”) created these “Guidelines for Events Held at the Bayit”. It includes a clear mission statement indicating environmental protection as a priority, and include the Hazon Seal logo (available for download here). The guidelines encourage members to minimize waste and includes instructions regarding collection and separation of waste at Bayit events. […]
Rabbi Rain Zohav, Executive Director, Jews of the Earth Home base: Washington DC Rabbi Rain Zohav has been concerned about the environment since participating in the very first Earth Day at UCLA. The information learned that day inspired her to undertake advocacy for a recycling center in her small town. After high school, she made aliyah […]
Each year, Temple Solel of Hollywood, Florida, plans and executes a major annual program called the King Tide Event. Over 100 community members come together during the King Tide to observe, measure, and learn about the sea level rise in Temple Solel’s community. Click HERE for for their Planning a King Tide Event guide to […]
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As you plan a special event, please keep in mind that your celebration also has an impact on our environment. This guide is a starting point to help you align your values and increase your positive impact on the world as you celebrate the significant milestones in your life. Please note that this brochure is not […]
Hazon Seal Webinar: #2, 9.7.16 Agenda: 1. High holidays and sustainability 2. Shazon Seal pilot update and Resource Bank 3. Learn from fellow Hazon Seal sites 4. Sustainability Messaging with Dr. Mirele Goldsmith