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September 2015
Free

Light the Way: Support Pope Francis’ Call for Climate Action

September 24, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 47th Street and First Avenue
New York, NY United States
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Pope Francis is speaking to world leaders at the UN on September 25 with a simple message for politicians: There is no more time for talk.  Now is the time to act on climate change. In his recent encyclical on climate change, Pope Francis wrote that “…faced as we are with global environmental deterioration. I wish to address every living person on this planet.”   His impassioned message to humanity was drawn from Torah.  He wrote that Genesis 2 teaches us…

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October 2015
$70

The Jewish Veg Event of the Decade

October 13, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, 1 West Fourth Street
New York, 10012 United States
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May 2016

Free Eco Israel Birthright Trip with URJ Kesher

May 16, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This May 16-26 join Birthright Israel and  URJ Kesher on a unique program. The Eco Israel bus will explore and discover, up-close, the remarkable variety of environmental initiatives in Israel, through the lens of ecology and environment WITHOUT missing out on all of the highlights of a classic URJ Kesher Birthright tour. During the tour, the group will visit four main regions in Israel: North, Centre, Jerusalem, and South. In each region, you will encounter local community members, and will…

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The Jewish Imperative of an Animal-Free Diet

May 24, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Beth Sholom, 354 Maitland Avenue
Teaneck, 07666 United States
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Jeffrey Cohan, the Executive Director of Jewish Veg, is coming to Teaneck, NJ. He will be leading an hour-long, interactive presentation at Congregation Beth Sholom on the significance of Tza'ar Baalei Chayim (the Jewish mandate to prevent animal suffering) in our contemporary world. This event begins at 7 pm and is free and open to the public.

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June 2016

SACRED EARTH, SACRED TRUST

June 12, 2016

A Day of Prayer & Action for People and Planet. Sunday, June 12 FAITHS RISING FOR PEOPLE & PLANET Sacred Earth, Sacred Trust is a worldwide, multi-faith day of prayer & action for the planet and a call for world leaders to commit to a 1.5 degree limit on global temperature rise. Six months after world leaders reached the Paris Agreement, communities around the world will come together in a day of beautiful commitment and blessing for the earth. 1°C…

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July 2016
Free

Jews March for a Clean Energy Revolution

July 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Philadelphia, 19145
Philadelphia, PA United States
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On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, as TV cameras turn towards Philadelphia, thousands will march for action to prevent climate catastrophe and present these demands directly to current and future policy makers: • Ban Fracking Now • Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground • Stop Dirty Energy • Quickly and Justly Transition to 100% Renewable Energy We'll be organizing a group marching together as Jews (of all backgrounds) who want a clean energy revolution! At the 2014 People's…

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February 2017
Free

Free Eco Birthright Israel Trip With URJ Kesher Registration

February 6 @ 10:00 am - March 6 @ 5:00 pm

Discover Israel’s natural beauty through the lens of ecological conservation This May, embark on a remarkable journey to discover Israel’s natural beauty through the lens of ecological conservation WITHOUT missing out on the highlights of a classic Birthright Israel experience. Together we'll explore Jerusalem, the Galilee, the Negev Desert and the Mediterranean Coast. Along the way, we'll connect with local community members and gain hands-on experience volunteering with Israeli activists who are engaged in ecological sustainability initiatives.

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Powering the Promised Land: Fracking and Energy Use in Israel

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Arizona State University Conference Center, 301 E. Orange Mall
Tempe, AZ United States
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Limmud AZ presents speaker David Krantz at 11:30 am  - 12:30 pm on Sunday, February 12, 2016. What's the source of the electricity that powers the lights when you flick the switch in Israel? Hint: It may not be what you think. Israel is on the verge of becoming an energy superpower, but at what cost? Learn what most Israelis don't know about Israel's energy situation. David Krantz runs Aytzim: Ecological Judaism, parent organization of Jewcology.org, the Green Zionist Alliance,…

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April 2017

Environmental Issues in Israel

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Congregation Or Hadash, 190 Camp Hil Road
Ft. Washington, PA 1903- United States
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The Third Annual Barbara Siegel Memorial Israel Program will be on Sunday, April 2 at 11:00 am at Congregation Or Hadash in Fort Washington, PA. Our speaker, David Krantz, is a National Science Foundation IGERT Fellow and a Wrigley Fellow researching solar-energy policy and faith-based environmentalism. He also runs the environmental nonprofit, Aytzim: Ecological Judaism, parent organization of Jewcology.org, the Green Zionist Alliance, EcoJews, and Shomrei Breishit: Rabbis and Cantors for the Earth. He serves on the board of directors of…

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Shmita Revival: The Reconsideration and Expansion of Sacred Land

April 21 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
The New School, 66 West 12th Street
New York, NY 10011, NY 10011 United States
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  David Krantz will be speaking at the Mountain and Sacred Landscape Conference at The New School in New York City on Friday, April 21 from 8:30 to 10:00 am. David is a National Science Foundation IGERT Fellow and a Wrigley Fellow researching solar-energy policy and faith-based environmentalism. He also runs the environmental nonprofit, Aytzim: Ecological Judaism, parent organization of Jewcology.org, the Green Zionist Alliance, EcoJews, and Shomrei Breishit: Rabbis and Cantors for the Earth. He serves on the board…

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