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On Sunday, June 12, I toured the Israel Natural Gas Lines Ltd. (Natgaz) power st...
by Richard Schwartz The most critical issue facing the world today is the possib...
There is increasing evidence that animal-based diets are causing an epidemic of ...
     Some Jews commendably go to extraordinary lengths during Passover to avo...
What possible connections can we make between Pharaoh in the story of Passover, ...
What is the connection between the Titanic and Noah’s Ark? Find out with ...
Rabbi Yonatan Neril shares the realities of the egg industry in Israel – a...
How can waste water be treated for reuse? Understand how Israel became a leader ...
Join Rabbi Yonatan Neril in exploring water waste and recycling in Israel. If yo...
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There are many connections between the Jewish holiday of Tisha B’Av and veganism: 1. Tisha B'Av (the 9th day of the month of Av) commemorates the destruction of the first and second Temples in Jerusalem. Today the entire world is threatened by climate change, and modern intensive livestock agr...
Tisha B’Av, which we commemorate this year starting in the evening of August 6, reminds us that over 2,600 years ago Jews failed to heed the warnings of the prophet Jeremiah about the importance of changing their ways, with the result that the first Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed, one of many ...
On Chanukah, do you ever question the origins or impact of the traditional donut - the sufganiya? Join Rabbi Yonatan Neril as he asks about these delicious treats! https://www.facebook.com/jewishecoseminars/videos/2230149410368746/ Filmed in Jerusalem, 2018....
Rabbi Yonatan Neril of Jewish Eco Seminars filmed this video about wastefulness of food. It challenges us to question: What is a reasonable amount of chametz (leavened bread) to destroy before Pesach? How can we plan for getting rid of chametz in order to minimize the amount of edible food...