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Food and Climate Movie List

If you’re interested in starting conversations about food and climate in the Jewish community and beyond, movies are an effective and entertaining way to start. This list includes movies on food waste and climate change, plant-forward diets and climate change, and tips for hosting a successful movie screening program. Download the movie list and 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 […]

Volunteer at a Local Farm Animal Sanctuary

From our friends at SHAMAYIM: Farm animal sanctuaries are safe havens for animals who have endured the victimization of factory farming. Visiting a sanctuary is an absolute must for anyone truly devoted to animal protection. The opportunity to meet a cow face-to-face or rub the belly of a pig is an incredibly moving experience. Very […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

SHAMAYIM Egg-Free Challah Program

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 […]