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June 5, 2008 | 2:30 pm"Everyone really excited about going to the dump?" David Chameides shouted as he led a group of Shalhevet High School students on a trip to the Puente Hills Landfill near Whittier.
It is not a pretty place: According to Basil Hewitt, a senior engineer at the landfill, the trash...
April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pmEveryone's heard that old story about the scientist who invents a "magic pill" that turns water into gasoline -- with the invention eventually getting into the hands of the oil companies that bury it, fearing they will be driven out of business when word gets out about their...
April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pmMy Pesach preparation, like that of so many Americans, usually involves walking to my local supermarket and loading a cart full of Manischewitz products ... you know, the chocolate-covered jellies, the matzah-pizza sauce and, of course, the kosher cheese that rarely melts. The...
April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pm"What's this? Kale or chard?"
"Oh look, little red onions."
"Here, taste these peas. They are so sweet."
Farmer Phil McGrath had just made his inaugural delivery of 25 boxes of fresh, organically grown fruits and vegetables to Sinai Temple, where organizers of the synagogue's new CSA...
April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pmPassover is also called the "Holiday of Spring," a time when green symbolizes new life. The color also represents all things eco-friendly, which serves as the inspiration for this year's Workmen's Circle community seder.
Each year the Pico-Robertson community center, which embodies...
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January 10, 2008 | 7:00 pmGreening Hypocrisy
Just read your article in the green edition of The Jewish Journal and bravo ("End Hypocrisy Now," Jan. 4). Thank goodness someone finally said something. I am a filmmaker and environmental educator living in the Fairfax district, and I can't tell you how shocking...
January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pmSee the documentary, "A Sacred Duty: Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal the World"
Sponsored by the Jewish Vegetarian Society of Los Angeles
Sunday, Jan. 6, 2 p.m., at Valley Beth Shalom, 15730 Ventura Blvd., Encino.
For more information, call (818) 342-5555, or e-mail...
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Click the BIG ARROW to see Rob Eshman's new
bio diesel VW and watch him drink a bio diesel Martini
Last week I bemoaned the fact that former Gov. Tom Vilsack, the only presidential candidate with the ideas and track record to wean America off foreign oil, dropped out of the race....
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Three days after my son, Will, ascended the bimah as a bar mitzvah, I stopped by our shul to drop off some books and thank the principal of the Hebrew school and others who made his big day such a wonderful experience.
When I got back in my car and drove past the piles of huge trash...
February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm
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Ten ways to begin greening your synagogue from Barbara Lerman-Golomb, associate executive director of the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life:
- Switch to cost-effective and energy-efficient compact fluorescent lightbulbs.
- Buy recycled paper products. Use both sides of the...
October 13, 2005 | 8:00 pm
American legislators, Israeli officials and Jewish groups are working diplomatic channels in an effort to stave off a looming lulav shortage ahead of Sukkot.
Their efforts follow a surprise move by Egypt, which -- after years as the world's primary supplier of the palm fronds that...
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My family and I are eager to move to Los Angeles from Seattle, but I've got a problem: We are Orthodox and we like trees.
Lately, I have been trying to figure out why it is that religious Jewish neighborhoods have to be so much grayer, less green and appealing than other Jewish...
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