Teaching #1: Trees, Torah and Caring for the Earth

Core Teaching #1: Trees, Torah, and Caring for the Earth

Jewish tradition teaches us the importance of planting trees, protecting them, and using them responsibly. Jewish teachings help us understand lessons of long-term sustainability which apply not only to trees, but to the natural environment as a whole.

Explore all Trees Materials:

Now featuring! Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought, an Educator Resource Guide from the Contemporary Jewish Museum

These materials are posted as part of Jewcology’s Year of Jewish Learning on the Environment, in partnership with Canfei Nesharim. Jewcology thanks the Shedlin Outreach Foundation and the ROI community for their generous support, which made the Jewcology project possible.

Learn more about the Year of Jewish Learning on the Environment!

2 Replies to "Teaching #1: Trees, Torah and Caring for the Earth"

  • RabbiDaniel
    November 9, 2022 (3:32 pm)

    Hello. None of the source sheets and videos seem to be accessible.

    • David Krantz
      November 17, 2022 (3:44 pm)

      Apologies — there may be an issue with videos now, however you can access the source sheets by right clicking and selecting “save as” on the PDF file link.

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