Joan Rachlin of Brookline, MA is the founder and Chair of the Temple Israel Green Team. Her personal journey inspired her to take in action in her synagogue.
One of the sweetest things about New England at the start of September is the grape harvest; the sweetness of the harvest is matched by the building energy of the Hebrew month of Elul. This is the third year Ganei Beantown has been harvesting grapes at Temple Israel for juice for Rosh Hashanah. It has been […]
We’ve had a great July with our volunteers in the Temple Israel organic vegetable garden, we planting eggplant starts, in both a raised bed and then building a new terraced side bed: In the spring the Religious School second graders plant cucumber seeds in their classrooms, then transplant them into the garden. If they […]
Thanks to our hosts at Temple Israel Riverway project for a great Harvest n’ Tonics celebration! Thanks to everybody who came out in the rain to harvest, cook, plant seeds, study and shmooze!