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COEJL and its new director need you!

Dear COEJL supporters, First of all, a big thank you in advance, for you are one of the main reasons I agreed to take on the directorship of the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life. Over its nearly 25-year … Read more »

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We’ll Always Have Paris (?!) — Reflections of the Chair of COEJL upon the US withdrawal from the Paris Accord

We’ll Always Have Paris (Reflections of the Chair of COEJL upon the US withdrawal from the Paris Accord)      ** Yesterday, the U.S. government ensured massive suffering for our own descendants; consigned untold people and ecosystems to ruin; deepened … Read more »

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Resources for the 2017 People’s Climate Shabbat

Peoples’ Climate Shabbat — Resources For starters, see the comprehensive list of goings-on, resources, events around the People’s Climate March, and cosponsoring organizations — assembled by our friends at Interfaith Power & Light (MD.DC.NoVA) — at http://ipldmv.org/peoplesclimateshabbat.  There you’ll find an … Read more »

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Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life Welcomes Administration’s Support for the Green Climate Fund

Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life Welcomes Administration’s Support for the Green Climate Fund January 20, 2017 The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL), a program of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, joins the interfaith environmental … Read more »

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COEJL at the UN Climate Change Conference in Morocco

Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life Represented at United Nations Climate Change Conference in Morocco Tuesday, November 22, 2016 (Marrakech, Morocco) – The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL), an initiative of the Jewish Council for Public … Read more »

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Womanhood, Water and Parshat Chukkas

Contributed by COEJL Intern Kate York I am thirsty. I get up from my desk, walk roughly 10 feet to a sink, and turn the tap. Cold, clean water rushes into my cup, on demand. A thoughtless endeavor. With modern … Read more »

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Want to Save the World? Start with Teens

Contributed by COEJL Intern Kate York The passing of knowledge from one generation to the next is a core philosophy of Judaism. We rarely get the opportunity to engage in this work hands-on, so we were especially excited to host … Read more »

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COEJL Lauds Rabbinical Assembly Climate Resolution

For Immediate Release: June 28, 2016 Contact: Liya Rechtman, Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life lrechtman@thejcpa.org Washington, D.C., Tuesday, June 28, 2016 – The Rabbinical Assembly, an international association of Conservative rabbis, has passed a resolution in support of … Read more »

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