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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, ...
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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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The conditions under which animals are raised for food today are completely contrary to Jewish teachings about compassion for animals: While Judaism teaches that Jews are to be rachmanim b’nei rachmanim, compassionate children of compassionate ancestors, imitating  God, Whose “compassio...
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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...
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...