ecology

A Messianic Jewish Look at Sustainability

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

The world is meant to decay, or perhaps, is destined for it. Even the best and most qualified efforts to sustain our environment must be tempered by the realization that sustainability will not bring permanence.

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Whose Earth Are We Ruining?

“Blessed art thou O Lord our God, King of the universe, who formest light and createst darkness, who makest peace and createst all things; Who in mercy givest light to the earth and to them that dwell thereon, and in thy goodness renewest the creation every day continually.…” (Hertz Prayer Book) If you’re over the…

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