Issues 19:05 Tending the Garden of Life

A Messianic Jewish Look at Sustainability
Author: Susan Perlman

Tending the Garden of Life? “Is the environment a Jewish concern?” asks Rabbi Eric Lankin, chief of institutional advancement and education for the Jewish National Fund. “Under tikkun olam, we have an obligation and need to restore the broken world. We have an obligation to love all of God’s creatures. When we endanger something, we […]

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Jewish ‘Green’ Architecture

Will it Redeem Our World? “… seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper” (Jeremiah 29:7). The greatest of all architects was not Frank Lloyd Wright, but God. His creation was intended to […]

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Tikkun Olam

What you can do Turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth and shaving. Turn your thermostat up three degrees (in summer) or down three degrees (in winter). Change incandescent light bulbs in your home to compact fluorescents. Lower the temperature of the water in your water heater. Clean or replace furnace filters regularly. Install […]

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On the Road to Dharamsala
Author: Sterling Reed

Here where the grass grows free, wild is awakened in my heart And nature’s skin is unashamed. It bares its innocence and purity and harshness and apathy. Here where man has failed to tame mountains high and unborn trees bursting forth with the green of new life. Here where forces unseen are loosed upon the […]

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