Jewish Ethics and the Environment
Is there a link between Judaism and the environment? As Jews, what is our role as global citizens?
Should Jewish people consume with a social and ecological conscience? Judaism has a history and rich heritage of respect for our surroundings and nature, there have been many articles and books written on this subject. The Big Green Jewish Website is trying to help the Jewish community answer these
questions by creating and collan a wide range of subjects.
On1Foot is the online portal for Jewish texts and social justice. The site connects you to Jewish resources for your
speaking, teaching, and learning about the pressing social justice issues of our day. On1Foot hosts more than 1,000 translated Jewish texts and hundreds of source sheets and Divrei Torah on a range of social justice and environmental
issues. On1Foot also enables you to build these resources into source sheets customized for your community. To start
Connecting traditional Torah texts with contemporary scientific findings, Canfei Nesharim educates and empowers Jewish individuals, organizations and communities to take an active role in protecting the environment, in order to
Coalition of the Environmental & Jewish Life
COEJL is the leading Jewish environmental organization in the United States. Since its founding in 1993, COEJL has helped tens of thousands of Jews mae a connection between Judaism and the environment.
Hazon works to create a healthier and more sustainable Jewish community and a healthier and more sustainable world for all. Hazon aims to effect change in three ways:
• Through the direct human impact of its programs.
• Through thought-leadership (writing, speaking, teaching, campaigning).
• By supporting American and British Jewish environmental leaders and organizations, and by supporting the Israeli
Jewish Climate Initiative
Jewish Climate Initiative is a not for profit organization created for the purposes of Tikkun Olam - literally "Repairing
the World" in Hebrew - by providing a Jewish response to the climate change crisis that threatens the ecosystems of our planet during our lifetimes and the lives of our children.
Sviva Israel is an educational start-up developing and implementing environmental literacy programs that create
lasting partnerships between the people of Israel and our friends abroad to guarantee Israel as a sustainable home for the Jewish people
The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES) is a regional centre for environmental leadership. By
encouraging environmental cooperation between peoples, the Arava Institute is working towards peace and sustainable development on a regional and global scale.
The Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership
The Heschel Center is dedicated to building a sustainable future for Israeli society - environmentally, socially and
economically - through education and reflective activism.
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