This week has been hot and (it’s already) dry. Again, I’m worried about drought, and my plants, and the long term sustainability of people and planet. My cycle of the seasons seems to include worrying about drought, learning about drought, and teaching about drought. Here’s my new favorite animation video that explains the classifications of drought and […]

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י׳ בסיון ה׳תשפ״א (May 21, 2021)

By: Hannah Taylor Serve the Moment Corps Member Just three days after Earth Day, the Jewish Climate Action Network-Massachusetts convened for their third annual climate conference. The conference, held entirely virtually, ran tracks on Decarbonizing, Advocacy, Soil Carbon, Resilience, and Youth Advocacy, and was attended by over 500 people from across the United States. I was […]

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י׳ בסיון ה׳תשפ״א (May 21, 2021)

The festival of Shavuot (which starts this Sunday) is known as Z’man Matan Toratenu – “The time of the giving of our Torah.” Also a celebration of the wheat harvest, it has become primarily a commemoration of the revelation of the Torah at Mount Sinai to Moses and the Israelites. It is noteworthy that that is a […]

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ח׳ בסיון ה׳תשפ״א (May 19, 2021)