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Climate In every morning’s Yotzer prayer, we celebrate the Divine as m’chadesh ma’aseh bereshit, renewer of the work of creation; “God has no hands but ours” in this holy effort of protection and renewal. At RH Musaf (the additional service), … Read more »
August 11, 2014; Washington, DC – In a move that will bolster the Jewish community’s commitment to the environment, the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL) elected eco-Judaism activist and leader Rabbi Fred ScherlinderDobb as new chair of … Read more »
On Thursday evening July 31, close to 140 people attended the event “Make a Difference: Environmental Action for your Home & House of Worship” at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. The event, co-sponsored by JCRC’s Jewish Environmental Initiative … Read more »
July 29, 2014 – The people who suffer from climate change are often overshadowed by images of polar bears and vanishing ice caps in the public psyche. Their faces can be found, not in the Arctic and not off in … Read more »