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Creating Sustainable Synagogues
January 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Learn about options and opportunities for your synagogue to engage in environmentally sustainable learning, practice, lectures, and holiday programs.
Gain resources to:
- Reduce carbon footprint while reducing energy costs;
- Infuse your holiday programming with experiential food and agriculture components;
- Join regional community wide food and agriculture programming;
- Develop a synagogue garden;
- Address your institution’s sustainability in a holistic manner; and
- See and be able to express how deeply Jewish sources resonate with a greening agenda.
Build community and meet other congregational leaders engaging in these same issues!
Please RSVP to let us know you’re coming.
Temple Beth David
7 Clapboardtree Street, Westwood, MA 02090
(If using GPS, enter 33 Pond St as the address.)
Learn from representatives of:
Ganei Beantown: Beantown Jewish Gardens: Experiential food and agriculture programs rooted in Jewish text, tradition and culture.
Jewish Climate Action Network: Mobilizing Jewish communities to take leadership in responding to the climate crisis by offering education, resources, and substantial and challenging programs, including the “JCAN Bentshmarking Campaign” and “JCAN Tech Study.”
Organic Torah: Integrating ancient Jewish wisdom as a leading-edge voice in contemporary efforts to create a healthier, more sustainable, prosperous and just world.