Starting in May 2019, Brookline synagogue Temple Beth Zion, a long time BJG partner, is sending nearly all waste from Shabbat Kiddush and other events to the compost pile instead of the landfill. The TBZ compost committee has located and implemented usage of compostable alternatives to the previously used plastic and paper flatware and dishware. […]

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י״ח באב ה׳תשע״ט (August 19, 2019)
Tapping a tree

A brave and hearty crew headed out to learn about our local trees for Tu B’Shvat 5779 in collaboration with Lands Sake Farm in Weston. The holiday gets its name from the date on which it occurs, the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shvat.  The “Tu” in numerical equivalents, is Tet (nine) plus Vav […]

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ט״ו באדר א׳ ה׳תשע״ט (February 20, 2019)

How One Family Is Jewishly Living Their Food Values   The Khitrik Family in Watertown, MA is very involved in the Jewish Food movement in a number of ways. L’dor V’dor, they are passing Jewish food traditions from generation to generation, modernizing them along the way. Along with his mother, Alex Khitrik owns Inna’s Kitchen, […]

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כ״ה בכסלו ה׳תשע״ט (December 3, 2018)