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Found 21 resources with the medium "Guide".

Ecologically Rooted Passover Haggadah

  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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Retrofits for Old Buildings: Resources? Suggestions?

Calling all Hazon Seal sites! “Do you have a list of any sources to help fund the greening old buildings? HVAC? Furnaces? Etc?”  – This question from one of our Hazon Seal sites inspired us to call on the knowledge of the group. We are compiling the answers in this document (see full link below […]

Food Conference

Write your Food Policy: Examples and More

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 seal@hazon.org with any questions or suggestions that you may have regarding this material. Have a good example to share? […]

Free Environmental Education Resources for Students and Teachers

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. […]

Hazon Seal Webinar: Climate Advocacy

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 […]

Food Guide and Audit

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 […]

Higher Welfare Eggs

This brief 2-page document can be handed out to your community to inform them about the importance of higher welfare eggs and how they can look for higher welfare eggs in their grocery store. It provides a good overview of higher welfare eggs if your institution is looking into making the switch from conventional eggs.