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JCPA and COEJL Applaud Historic U.S.-China Pact to Reduce Carbon Emissions

MEDIA CONTACT Jennifer Bell, Rabinowitz Communications,, 202-265-3000 NEW YORK – Following the announcement of a historic U.S.-China pact to reduce carbon emissions, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) and its initiative the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish … Read more »
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Help Meet our New Year’s Goal

One more Day of Awe left. Help meet our $3600 High Holiday goal with a New Year contribution. $1 = $1.50 match!
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High Holy Day Green Thought-Starters

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 »
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Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb Elected New Chair of COEJL

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 »
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St. Louis: Make a Difference in Your Home & House of Worship

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 »
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