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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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Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life Applauds Administration for Halting Pipeline Construction, and Stands with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life Applauds Administration for Halting Pipeline Construction, and Stands with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe December 4, 2016   (New York, NY) – The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL, the 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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