Nature & the Environment
Beginning with the first chapters of the Torah, Judaism establishes a fundamental connection between human beings and animals. The rabbis later introduce the concept of tzaar baalei hayim, demanding that we take animal suffering seriously.Read more
Practices and Traditions
The biblical shemitah represents an alternative to consumer society.
The Torah prohibits wasteful destruction.
As humans and Jews we have a responsibility to take care of the earth.
A talmudic metaphor with implications for global environmental sustainability.
To whom does the earth really belong? For whose benefit does it exist?
A Jewish spiritual approach.
What does it mean to eat in a Jewish way?
Kosher, local and yummy.
Diminishing biodiversity diminishes God's glory.
A hilarious how-to with Todd & God.
We are partners in creation, but with limits.
A Jewish perspective on animal suffering and conservation.
Jews need to put environmental issues higher on their agenda.
Turning and returning.
A complex relationship between human beings and the natural world.
Edited by Jeremy Benstein
Edited by Ellen Bernstein
Edited by Arthur Waskow
Edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson
Edited by Ari Elon et al.