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Jewish-Catholic Dialogue and the Environment

Pope Francis released an encyclical (authoritative Catholic teaching) about the environment.  Known as Laudate Si’, the encyclical describes the interconnectedness of people and the environment and calls for curbing climate change.  In connection with this document, COEJL developed the Guide … Read more »
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Jewish and Interfaith Climate Resources

COEJL, Shomrei Breishit, and our partners welcomed Pope Francis’s encyclical early this summer. With all the media buzz around his visit to the US (during Yom Kippur!), and a very public faith conversation on climate, this is our moment. Please … Read more »
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Protect Our Nation’s Drinking Water JCPA and COEJL Support the EPA’s New WOTUS Rule

Washington, D.C. – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) and its initiative, the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL), strongly support the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new rule clarifying the definition of “Waters of the United States” … Read more »
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