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The Oil and Gas Threat Map: Our Jewish Values

Contributed by Machon Kaplan Intern Sam Rubin As Jews, our sacred texts instruct us to properly dispose of waste. In Deuteronomy 23:14, we read: “And thou shalt have a paddle among thy weapons; and it shall be, when thou sittest … Read more »
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Jewish Council for Public Affairs adopts new climate change policy at annual meeting

Washington, D.C., May 25, 2016 – American Jewish community leaders from national Jewish organizations and Jewish Community Relations Councils across the country gathered last week for the Jewish Council for Public Affairs annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio. There, they passed … Read more »
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My Route to Jewish Environmentalism

By COEJL Intern Courtney Cooperman For me, Judaism has always been synonymous with making a difference in the world. Even in preschool, I looked forward to partaking in creative projects for dozens of local organizations at my temple’s annual “Mitzvah … Read more »
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