From our friend Rabbi Ellen Bernstein: New release: An ecologically rooted Passover haggadah, The Promise of the Land. I’m happy to announce the release of my new ecologically rooted haggadah, The Promise of the Land. The Promise of the Land understands that the freedom we celebrate on Passover depends on the earth’s […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 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 […]
Please take note and share this with Sukkah builders around NYC: (1) To collect lulavim for compost at your Shul and have it collected for compost by the city please send this following form by email to: NYCOrganics@dsny.nyc.gov (and ‘cc TZaken@dsny.nyc.gov). Please make sure the subject line reads: “Request for special composting collection (Location/area)” Building/Organization Name […]
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 […]
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