Green Simcha Guides


Planning sustainable simchas and holiday celebrations is an essential part of greening your community. These useful guides provide important information for making your next bar mitzvah, wedding, holiday celebration, and more as green as possible.

  1. Jews United for Justice Green and Just Celebration Guide offers specific suggestions for being mindful of workers’ rights and environmental impact. It includes ¬†resources for sustainable purchasing in the Washington, DC area.
  2. The Baltimore Green & Just Celebrations Guide helps families in Baltimore make their special day a treasured memory, shared with loved ones, and exemplified by Jewish values.
  3. Uri L’Tzedek Just Simcha Guide¬†has step-by step recommendations for weddings, bar mitzvahs, and brit milah/ simchat bat.
  4. Congregation Beth Shalom’s Green Team created a guide called¬†“Rethinking your Simcha.” This comprehensive resource can act as a basis for creating a Green Simcha Guide for your institution.