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  • Amid drought, Jewish groups push conservation agenda

    2 weeks ago

    Devorah Brous’ San Fernando Valley home is shaded by green trees, studded with 19 fruit trees and patrolled by a pair of affable chickens that strut around the backyard. But at the moment, she is eager to show a visitor her dying lawn.

    Comparing the withering grass to a thriving...

  • Our Jewish obligation to make an impact on climate change

    September 19, 2014 | 1:24 pm

    When the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit convenes this Tuesday in New York City, the international community will have an opportunity to build a more sustainable and just future by making a meaningful impact in the global effort to address climate change. Advocates and...

  • The Real Apprentice

    By Beit T'shuvah

    April 11, 2013 | 2:51 pm

    By Michael Welch

    I was watching a movie on Netflix (no Nyquil), and noticed that the premise of the movie had seemed foreign to me. 85-year-old Jiro Ono, considered to be the greatest sushi chef in the world, paints and establishes perfection with his creation of sushi. What...

  • On the third night, the seder went green

    By Amy Klein

    April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Passover 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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  • Upcoming Greening events

    January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    See 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...
  • Ecohustle Blooms in Community Garden

    By Marc B. Haefele

    June 1, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    "Whether politicizing nature is altogether wise is something we shall learn."

    -- W.H. Auden

    I first saw Joan Baez sitting on the floor of a farmhouse living room near my high school, and she was playing guitar and singing like an angel. Her black hair, "like a raven's wing," hung...

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