Tag Archives: climate change

The Environmental Crisis- Our Spiritual Responsibility

Every time Jews pray in community, we say Aleinu – it’s incumbent upon us to continue the work of creation. For centuries, human industry has disregarded the environment we are spiritually tasked to “till and tend.” Now, we find ourselves in a critical moment, when our practical activities need to align with our deepest values in order […]

Boston People’s Climate Mobilization Rally & MAICCA Pre-Rally Gathering

MA Interfaith Coalition for Climate Action This day brings together a diverse coalition of environmental, labor, community, youth, and faith organizations to call for solutions to the climate crisis that are rooted in racial social, and economic justice. There will be a huge rally, along with workshops, presentations, and other activities, all on the Boston […]


Drought, Drought Baby

When thinking about natural disasters, I most often consider the big impactful ones: hurricanes, twisters, tornadoes, or earthquakes. In 2011, Hurricane Irene had big impact in New England and on our regional agricultural sector. Yet, it is a severe drought, like we have now, that has a sustained impact without the big one-time punch, heart […]

From Uncertainty to Action: What You Can Do About Climate Change

Join the first Jewish conference in Boston on climate change. Network with others concerned about the planet and form alliances to make change Delve into Jewish aspects of climate change and ways to resolve spiritual anxieties around it Learn what organizations are doing and what you can do to make a difference Explore the relation […]

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Counting for the Climate: Omer Challenge

  Counting for the Climate – The Omer Challenge The Jewish calendar is largely agricultural, and beginning on the second day of Passover, we count the 50 days of the Omer, following the barley harvest until Shavuot. The Omer (“sheaf”) was a harvest-offering brought to the Temple. This ancient spring ritual of counting the Omer provides an […]

Light for Lima Climate Vigil Boston

This December, as world leaders meet in Lima, our future is on the line Time is running out for our leaders to reach an agreement to save us from devastating climate change. This is why OurVoices is organizing #LightForLIMA – a global, multi-faith prayer vigil.  OurVoices is a new group that  aims to reach millions of […]


Why I marched

I woke up this morning, the morning after the People’s Climate March, with a song in my head: Poop makes soil, poop, poop makes soil, poop makes soil And Soil makes wheat And then the wheat makes pasta, wheat, wheat makes pasta Pasta makes you poop And then the poop makes soil… It’s catchy, especially […]