A challah is a symbol. It encompass so much of our Shabbat ritual. For this reason there’s extra meaning in choosing to serve a challah which is free of cruelty, oppression and suffering. Consider this awesome program by our friends at SHAMAYIM (means ‘sky or ‘heaven’ in hebrew), as a way to take another step […]
This beautiful example comes to us from Ann Lilly who has been leading the sustainability work at Hannah Senesh Community Day School in Brooklyn NY. She also sent an email announcing the box: Dear teachers and Staff, Behold the Magical Used Battery Box on the window of the teacher lounge. Place your end of […]
This is an example for an activity initiated at Congregation Agudath Israel of West Essex. For more info and inquiries about this activity, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us at email@example.com and we will connect you with the CAI green team!
Distributed by the EPA mailer on 8/15/2019. We’d love to hear from you if you are using any of these! The new school year is already upon students and teachers. To help kickoff the new year, EPA has a lot of free resources available in hard copy on environmental education, including on reducing, reusing and recycling. […]
Time: Aug 4, 2019 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada), by:Zoom Scheduled due to popular demand, this webinar focuses on climate advocacy: How you can get your community active in this space, locally and federally. We were joined by two committed advisers of the Hazon Seal program: Mirele Goldsmith, a longtime supporter 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 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.
Find the Hazon Seal logo and other Hazon Logos for download here. Year-specific Hazon Seal logos you may use on your various communications channels once you are certified (as illustrated below) can be downloaded by clicking here.
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 […]
We had a truly fantastic webinar this week and I would like to, again, thank our friend Gary Oppenheimer for his inspirational and helpful talk. It was a real treat. I encourage all of you to check out the recording if you missed it. Gary suggests an easy lift that could make a big difference. […]
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 […]