16-17 NOVEMBER 2019

8 oktober, 2018

EcoJudaism: Jewish Environmental Values

What are the environmental laws and traditions within Judaism?
Learn how environmental sustainability and Judaism coexists within our culture and how practicing Judaism means being green.

How can the Jewish community in Sweden embrace Jewish environmentalism?

Learn steps on building an eco-Jewish community in Sweden. Join the discussion and ask questions.

A Tree of Life: Mapping the growth of the Jewish-Environmental Movement

From pickle makers to bicyclists to farmers to environmental-policy wonks to Yiddishists, learn more about the nascent Jewish-environmental movement. What initiatives are working in the field? Where are they? What are their strengths and challenges? And how can you become involved?

The new concept of kosher

Explore the history of kashrut, from biblical times to the present day. Learn about how the definition of kashrut has changed over time and how it continues to evolve. What will “kosher” mean tomorrow?”

David Krantz is the president of Aytzim: Ecological Judaism, parent nonprofit of Jewcology, the Green Zionist Alliance, EcoJews of the Bay, and Shomrei Breishit: Rabbis and Cantors for the Earth. He serves on the board of directors of the American Zionist Movement, Arizona Interfaith Power & Light, and Interfaith Moral Action on Climate. He is also a National Science Foundation fellow researching energy policy and religious environmentalism at Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability.