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Shmita Revival: The Reconsideration and Expansion of Sacred Land

April 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am EDT


David Krantz will be speaking at the Mountain and Sacred Landscape Conference at The New School in New York City on Friday, April 21 from 8:30 to 10:00 am.

David is a National Science Foundation IGERT Fellow and a Wrigley Fellow researching solar-energy policy and faith-based environmentalism.

He also runs the environmental nonprofit, Aytzim: Ecological Judaism, parent organization of Jewcology.org, the Green Zionist Alliance, EcoJews, and Shomrei Breishit: Rabbis and Cantors for the Earth. He serves on the board of directors of Interfaith Moral Action on Climate; on the board of directors of Arizona Interfaith Power & Light; on the founding team of Interfaith Oceans; and on the cabinet of the American Zionist Movement. He previously served as a leadership fellow at the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life and as a global-justice fellow at American Jewish World Service.

David’s presentation is part of a 3-day conference sponsored by the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature & Culture from Thursday, April 20th to Sunday, April 23rd. The conference will include the latest research on the intersections of religion, nature and culture.

For more information about the conference and to register: http://conferences.indiachinainstitute.org/schedule/



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