Hazon

To create healthier and more sustainable communities in the Jewish world and beyond.

Hazon runs an annual Jewish environmental bike ride in NY, Bay Area, Israel, and Cross-USA; runs an annual Food Conference; supports over 60 Community-Supported Agriculture programs; manages the Jewish Food Education Network; Siach: Environment and Social Justice Conversation; will launch 4 Food Festivals in 2013; and has offices in NYC, San Francisco, and Denver/Boulder.


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Behar: Bring Shmita Learning & Action To Your Own Community
The Torah reading for this upcoming Shabbat (May 9-10) will be Parshat Behar, the portion of the Torah that offers us the visionary teachings of the Shmita/Yovel cycle. This year's Shabbat Behar falls on the sixth year of the Shmita cycle. From this Shabbat onwards, we will be just over 4 months away from welcoming the Shmita year, ...

Shabbat Behar: Bringing Shmita To Your Community
The parsha (weekly Torah reading) of Behar, which literally means ‘On The Mountain,’ introduces the detailed, visionary teachings of Shmita. This particular section of the Torah is located towards the end of the book of Vayikra (Leviticus) and is read each year about a week or two before Shavuot. As we continue to deepen into the ...

Three (Jewish) Communal Actions with Impact!
Fair Food Network is excited to be partnering with Hazon on the following three calls to action. You can learn more about all of these issues by reading Oran Hesterman’s Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All. Together, we can move from being conscious consumers to engaged citizens and transform our food system! ...

Hazon’s Kosher Meat Survey: We Want to Hear from You!
At the 2006 Hazon Food Conference, we posed two key questions: 1. If you’re a meat eater, would you continue to eat meat if you had to kill it yourself? And 2. If you don’t currently eat meat, but could be involved in the process of raising and slaughtering the animal, would you? People's responses varied, but it was clear ...

Scholarships Available for New Riders on the 2011 Hazon California Bike Ride
2011 Hazon California Jewish Environmental Bike Ride Hazon’s 2nd Annual California Bike Ride celebrates participant’s decision to give up their personal vehicles. "The Hazon Ride was an inspirational, eye-opening experience that revealed many of the heart-warming aspects of Judaism that get lost amidst the whirlwind ...

Tu B’Shvat Seder
Wednesday, January 19 at 7:30 pm, at the JCC in Manhattan, sponsored by Hazon!

Hazon’s 2011 Tu B’Shvat Resources
Hazon’s Tu B’Shvat Seder and Sourcebook Download the 2011 edition of our comprehensive, pluralistic, beautiful haggadah and source book for FREE. Complete with teachings and explanations, our haggadah is available in PDF format so you may print as few or as many copies as you need. Right-click and choose “save ...

The Jewish Food Movement
Jewish Food Movement The new Jewish Food Movement: (draft) 7-year goals Over the past few years, a growing number of Jewish foodies, farmers, rabbis, chefs, teachers, students, families and many others have brought meaning to the words new Jewish Food Movement, asking why and how one can eat in a way that is both deeply Jewish and ...