Bibliography of Jewish Environmental Books

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Benstein, Jeremy, The Way Into Judaism and the Environment, Jewish Lights Publishing, 2008

Bernstein, Ellen, Editor. Ecology and the Jewish Spirit. Vermont: Jewish Lights Publishing, 1998.

Bernstein, Ellen and Fink, Dan. Let the Earth Teach You Torah. Pennsylvania: Shomrei Adamah, 1992.

Bernstein, Ellen, Splendor of Creation: A Biblical Ecology. Pilgrim Press, 2005

Comins, Rabbi Mike, A Wild Faith: Jewish Ways into Wilderness, Wilderness Ways into Judaism, Jewish Lights Publishing, 2007

Cohen-Kiener, Andrea, Claiming Earth as Common Ground, Skylight Paths, 2009

Dolgin, Noam. Elijah's Covenant Climate Change Curriculum, Shalom Center, 1997

Dolgin, Noam. Environmental Instant Lesson Packages 1 – 7, Torah Aura Productions, 2010

Elon,Ari and Hyman, Naomi and Waskow, Rabbi Arthur. Trees, Earth and Torah, A Tu B’Shvat Anthology, Jewish Lights Publishing, 2000

Hareuveni, Nogah. Nature in Our Biblical Heritage. Israel: Neot Kedumim Ltd., 1980.

Hareuveni, Nogah. Ecology in the Bible. Israel: Neot Kedumim Ltd., 1997.

Heschel, Rabbi Abraham Joshua. God in Search of Man. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1955.

Heschel, Rabbi Abraham Joshua. The Sabbath: Its Meaning for Modern Man, New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1951.

Huttermann, Aloys. The Ecological Message of the Torah, Scholars Press, 1999

Isaacs, Ronald H. The Jewish Sourcebook on the Environment and Ecology, Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 1998.

Katz, Rabbi Avrohom. Our Amazing World: Wonders Hidden Below the Surface, Artscroll, 1996

Kalechofsky, Roberta. Vegetarian Judaism,Micah Publications, 1998

Korngold, Rabbi Jamie. God in the Wilderness: Rediscovering the Spirituality of the Great Outdoors with the Adventure, Doubleday, 2008

Rabinowitz, Louis I. Torah and Flora, Sanhedrin Press, 1979.

Scherman, Rabbi Nosson. Perek Shirah – The Song of the Universe, Artscroll, 2005

Schwartz, Barry L. Honi the Circlemaker: Eco Fables from Ancient Israel, New York: Friendship Press, 1993.

Slifkin, Rabbi Nosson. Seasons of Life, Michigan: Targum Press, 1998.

Slifkin, Nosson. Nature's song, Targum Press, 2001

Schwartz, Richard. Judaism and Vegetarianism, Lantern Books, 2001

Schwartz, Richard. Judaism and Global Survival, Lantern Books, 2002

Tal, Alon. Pollution in a Promised Land: An Environmental History of Israel, University of California Press, 2002

Waskow, Rabbi Arthur. Down to Earth Judaism: Food, Money, Sex, and the Rest of Life, New Jersey: William Morrow, 1995.

Waskow, Rabbi Arthur. Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4,000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought, Jewish Lights Publishing, 2000

A Garden of Choice Fruit: 200 Classic Jewish Quotes on Human Beings and the Environment,Edited by David E. Stein. Philadelphia: Shomrei Adamah, 1991. Available from Shomrei Adamah, 212.807.6376.

Judaism and Ecology, a study guide produced by Hadassah and Shomrei Adamah. Send $12.00 to Dept. of Jewish Education, Hadassah, 50 W. 58th St., New York, NY 10019.

Judaism and Ecology,Edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson. Cambridge: Harbard University Press, 2002.

Spirit and Nature: Why the Environment is a Religious Issue,edited by Steven C. Rockefeller and John N. Elder. Boston: Beacon Press, 1992. See "Learning to Live with Less" by Ismar Schorsch.

Texts and Commentaries on Biological Diversity and Human Responsibility: A Study Guide1996.

This Sacred Earth: Religion, Nature, Environmentedited by Roger Gottlieb New York: Routledge, 1995.

To Till and To Tend: A Guide to Jewish Environmental Study andAction 1994.

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