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Limmud in Stockholm – A Weekend of Jewish Learning
November 17, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Limmud is an organization that provides Jewish learning in many parts of the world. On November 17 – 18 (Saturday and Sunday), Limmud will be presenting a program in Stockholm. One of the speakers will be David Krantz, the president of Aytzim: Ecological Judaism, parent nonprofit of Jewcology, the Green Zionist Alliance, EcoJews of the Bay, and Shomrei Breishit: Rabbis and Cantors for the Earth. He serves on the board of directors of the American Zionist Movement, Arizona Interfaith Power & Light, and Interfaith Moral Action on Climate. He is also a National Science Foundation fellow researching energy policy and religious environmentalism at Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability.
David’s sessions will be:
• EcoJudaism: Jewish Environmental Values
What are the environmental laws and traditions within Judaism?
Learn how environmental sustainability and Judaism coexists within our culture and how practicing Judaism means being green.
• Jewish Eco-Inspiration: How to Transform Your Community Through Jewish Environmentalism
A panel discussion on how Jewish environmentalism can impact communities.
• A Tree of Life: Mapping the growth of the Jewish-Environmental Movement
From pickle makers to bicyclists to farmers to environmental-policy wonks to Yiddishists, learn more about the nascent Jewish-environmental movement. What initiatives are working in the field? Where are they? What are their strengths and challenges? And how can you become involved?
• The new concept of kosher
Explore the history of kashrut, from biblical times to the present day. Learn about how the definition of kashrut has changed over time and how it continues to evolve. What will “kosher” mean tomorrow?”
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