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Pick of the crops
Boy loves his pet chicken
During the ten-day period starting on Rosh Hashanah and ending on Yom Kippur, Ju...
by Judith Felsen, Ph.D.   There is a canopy of trees that open to the wor...
by Carol Reiman The month of Elul comes round again, time to prepare for what co...
Sown Seeds (Browse the Initiatives map)
Fresh from the field
by Molly Bajgot This is what rituals are for. We do spiritual ceremonies as human beings in order to create a safe resting place for our most complicated feelings of joy or trauma, so that we don't have to haul those feelings around with us forever, weighing us down. We all need such places of ritu...
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by Leora Mallach The severe drought affecting the northeast this growing season is causing farmers to apply for federal disaster relief (they must prove at least 30% crop loss to qualify). According to USDA data, Massachusetts topsoils were 25% drier in July 2016 than the 10 year mean, and the...
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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...