“Becoming ‘Shomrei Adamah’” is a program that is intended to serve a large audience with a wide age range and little or no experience in the natural world or with nature-based Judaism. It is a stations-based program in which small groups (in this case, groups of 4-8) travel from activity to activity on a rotation, […]
This program, called Torah Theater, is about drawing from the strength of our ancestors, and the robustness of Jewish tradition, while preparing for a wilderness challenge. Serach Bat-Asher is a mystical, mysterious, wise, and perhaps immortal woman – what can we learn from her stories? This program invites the kids to act out some of […]
Originally made for TEVA’s four day intensive outdoor learning experience, it can be adapted to any outdoor educational hike. This is a tool to help introduce the outdoor experience, allowing the participants to get excited for what’s to come, to be more engaged during the field trip, and to connect to nature in their own […]
Here are some ideas for different activities to introduce children to gardening through a Jewish lens. These resources were prepared as part of the JOFEE Fellowship. “Farmer Michael’s Wagon Garden” is a 4 week curriculum created by Michael Fraade for 2-4 year olds. Children plant seeds in a soil-filled wagon and watch them grow over the […]
Learn about various Jewish traditions and their spiritual basis, and how farming and sustainability can be spiritual and religious activities.
Complete curricula and resources on Jewish gardening education.