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Text by Rabbi Katy Z. Allen Photos by Gabi Mezger Eight lights burning, sending ...
Text by Rabbi Katy Allen Photo by Gabi Mezger     One. What does it me...
Text by Rabbi Katy Z. Allen Photo by Gabi Mezger Let the light within us flow, L...
Text by Rabbi Katy Z. Allen Photos by Gabi Mezger   A spark of Mystery burns wi...
Text by Rabbi Katy Z. Allen Photo by Gabi Mezger What is burning in your heart? ...
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Fresh from the field
When shopping for groceries, many of us are quick to turn to the closest chain store for food items. We often forget to uphold the principle of “Bal Tash’chit” which urges us not to waste. This value is central to Judaism and has the potential to stave off further environmental damage. Althoug...
By Guest Blogger Maggie McCarthy,  JEI Environmental Intern   The winter months provide several occasions for celebration. Hanukkah is the festival of lights and celebrates the victory of the Jewish people over religious persecution.  The secular New Year is a time for reflection and re...
We believe that eating healthy, fresh food is a fundamental right and a shared spiritual ethic. We’ve launched project Open Grove with Seeds of Hope, repurposing unused congregational land to grow orchards and build food security in LA. This competitive grant process ends Tuesday (9/16) at noon. L...
How to make an ice menorah: (from http://neohasid.org/zman/chanukah/ice_menorah/) First, here's what's cool about an ice menorah: reflections in the ice; it floats - water is amazing and awesome; renewable resource - and if it's cold enough where you are, just freeze it outsi...