God sets peace on your borders, and satisfies you with choice wheat. ​​​​​​​ (Psalms 147:14) During this period between Passover and Shavuot, there’s a Jewish tradition called “counting the Omer.” What’s the Omer? It’s the 49 day period between Passover and Shavuot. In ancient times, this was also the period of time in between the […]

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ח׳ באייר ה׳תשע״ט (May 13, 2019)
Kitchen crew

On March 24, the Jewish Climate Action Network ran a half-day conference, “The Time is Short, The Task is Great,” bringing together the Jewish community to explore surmounting challenges and mobilizing communities to act. Themes included: Sustainable Synagogues, Systemic Change Advocacy, Spirituality and Psychology, Food and Ecosystems, The Arts, Food Making, and Path for the […]

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ה׳ בניסן ה׳תשע״ט (April 10, 2019)
produce harvest

March 22, 2019 We, Beantown Jewish Gardens, urge your support for the preservation of the Waltham Field Station’s sustainable agricultural community, and the work that has been done to fulfill the comprehensive vision for a Sustainable Agricultural Center, one which honors the legacy of its benefactor, Cornelia Warren. Beantown Jewish Gardens is building community through […]

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ט״ו באדר ב׳ ה׳תשע״ט (March 22, 2019)