Resources

Found 177 resources with the audience "Adult".

Excess Kippot (Yarmulkas)

  Lamenting the waste and excess that your community’s celebrations produce? We are often asked: What can we do with all the kippot that have accumulated from all the simchas in the past? Are there organizations that would take them to repurpose? Can we make blankets, clothing, anything? Frankly, there’s what to do with what […]

Plant-Based Torah, Weekly D’vars (by Shamayim)

    Follow along with Shamayim’s Plant-Based Torah series, weekly D’var Torahs all about the connection between Torah and animal welfare, and the compatibility of plant-based living with Judaism and its central religious texts! We hope these weekly writings inspire you to live in alignment with the Jewish value that is Tza’ar Ba’alei Chayim, not […]

JLens Impact Investing

  Do you have a synagogue endowment or other funds managed by your Jewish Community Foundation or federation? If so, do you know how that money is being invested and if there are values-base or socially responsible investing opportunities?  If not –  Here’s one way for you to advocate for their inclusion:   Founded in 2012, […]

Interesting Reads / Listenings (From our Newsletter)

  This is a living list of our newsletter recommendations, and it will be updated periodically.  No more digging through your emails! Use this list in your internal communications or simply to easily find the content.   Some AOC + beautiful/radical watercolors to brighten your day. 7:35 min, and worth every second.  Despairing about the […]

Film List: Why Go Plant-Based?

Films are a great way to educate your communities about the ramifications of industrial animal agriculture and to encourage people to cut back on their meat consumption altogether. Film-screening events are great opportunities for outreach and are particularly effective with some discussion afterwards.   Check out this list of films by VEGFUND.   It is […]

Hazon Seal Webinar: A Yummy Compassionate Chanukah

Kindly supported by the Jewish Initiative for Animals this webinar was a big success. If you missed it, please take the time to view this recording. Click here to download the webinar Powerpoint slides   Resources discussed on the webinar: Going Deep and Dark into the Custom to Eat Dairy on Hanukkah: Webinar source sheet […]

Chanukah Revisited: A compilation of Resources to make your Chanukah Healthier and more Sustainable

  Download our 2019 Hazon Chanukah Greening Guide! From purchasing sustainable oil to fair trade gelt, to event sustainability tips and programming suggestions, this awesome new guide has you covered for the coming holiday! (*Detroit metro area – you get a MI local version because you have an awesome Hazon local team supported by local generous donors, […]

Guide for Jewish Institutional Food Sourcing

  The Jewish Initiative for Animals (JIFA) offers free consultation to Jewish institutions around making better food choices.  In late 2019 JIFA launched a new program called the Jewish Leadership Circle (JLC): With JIFA’s support, institutions on the JLC’s Plant-Forward track commit to reducing their overall animal product consumption by 20% within two years and […]

IN A EGGSHELL: Egg Purchasing Guide

  No more getting confused and frazzled! Use this handy guide to know what certification to look for when you go to the store. It’s designed to conveniently fold into your wallet. *Note: Each page includes 2 identical postcard size guides.   Buying from your local farmer that maintains higher welfare practices but they are […]

Save the Food: Tools to saving food

Food is being wasted at an alarming rate. And we – consumers – are the largest source of it. More than grocery stores and restaurants combined. But there’s good news: we can do something about it.   This SAVE THE FOOD website offers the following:   GUEST-IMATOR: A dinner party calculator that estimates how much […]

Jewish Veg: Vegan Option Always

​Jewish Veg is an organization that “encourages and helps Jews to embrace plant-based diets as an expression of the Jewish values of compassion for animals, concern for health, and care for the environment”. For synagogues, Hillels and other Jewish institutions participating in the Hazon Seal of Sustainability program, our Vegan Option Always program can greatly […]

Sustainable Jewish Burial/ Ways of Peace

  Food / Climate Change and Our Own Life Cycles In this era of Environmental Teshuva, a timeless Jewish teaching to engage in teshuva “one day before we die” takes on new meaning. For centuries, Jewish sustainability has included an understanding of Bal Tashkhit (Do Not Destroy) as ongoing education to prevent environmentally destructive funeral choices. How […]