Sustainability in Judaism

The idea of sustainability in Judaism and caring for nature is not a new concept, but rather an ancient one. Just as the body needs to rest, so does the earth, the land. The Shmita year invites us to look at the world around us and care for its needs, to see nature not as a resource for me but as a treasure we need to preserve and protect for everyone.

Behar: Sustainable Farming
in the Torah

Shmita in Action in KKL-JNF Nurseries
and Forests

The Climate Song

Let the Land Rest: Lessons from Shmita, 

the Sabbatical Year

https://aytzim.org/resources/articles/276   

Could the Ancient Jewish Practice of Shmita

Be a New Tool for Sustainable Agriculture?

 

https://civileats.com/2019/03/28/could-the-ancient-jewish-practice-of-shmita-be-a-new-tool-for-sustainable-ag/   

Activities

Fog and Nature

Sustainability in Judaism for children ages 5-12

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Sustainability in Judaism for teens and young adults (13-21)

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Sustainability in Judaism for the community (adults)

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