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  • The Eco-Jewish Moments of Pete Seeger: Our Loving Admiration

    By Rabbi Arthur Waskow

    January 30, 2014 | 5:21 am

    In 1998, The Shalom Center and the Elat Chayyim spiritual retreat center co-sponsored a “liturgical/spiritual protest” against the poisoning of the Hudson River by the PCBs that the General Electric Corporation had poured into it.

    The protest was held at Beacon NY on the banks...

  • Watching ritual slaughter generates strong emotions

    By Natasha Rosenstock

    December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    I was torn between my professional responsibility to attend the most experiential learning moment of the this year's Hazon conference and my personal squeamishness.

    Certainly, it was noble that Hazon, a nonprofit dedicated to Jewish environmentalism and food sustainability, wanted to...