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by Susan Levine ~ The New Year, January 1 of the Gregorian calendar, is the same...
[article by Dan Brook, PhD & Richard H. Schwartz, PhD] Hope springs eternal....
As president of Jewish Veg, formerly Jewish Vegetarians of North America, and au...
The other day there was a blackout in our neighborhood. Not a long or serious on...
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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Fresh from the field
Don’t let anyone tell you Hanukkah is a “minor holiday.” I know, it’s been given a bump because it’s close to Christmas, and it is a Rabbinic holiday, meaning it doesn’t have some of the strictures of Biblical holidays like Passover, Shavuot or Succot, but it is as deep and meaningf...
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On this week of Tu B’Shvat we see that the world of the forest can teach us something about our society.  I remember ecologist Tom Wessels, on one of his “reading the forest” walks, pointing out that in an eco-system there is no advantage to being “too big to fail.” Whether it...
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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...