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Aug. 28 — 29, 2009
Raleigh, N.C.

Dr. Alon Tal speaks at Beth Meyer Synagogue.

 



Sept. 1, 2009
Tucson, Ariz.

Dr. Alon Tal speaks at the University of Arizona.

 


 

Oct. 28, 2009
San Francisco

Yes We Can (and Pickle!): Bringing Food Justice Home, organized by the AJWS-AVODAH Bay Area City Team and EcoJews of the Bay.

 


 

June 6, 2010
Ottawa

Beyond Caring for Creation: Advancing a Jewish Sustainability Ethic for the 21st Century, with GZA Executive Director Noam Dolgin, at the Soloway JCC.

 


 

 

June 28, 2010 in New York

 

Register to meet Dr. Alon Tal in New York on June 28!

 


 

June 28, 2010
New York

Peace Building & Environmental Stewardship Award Presentation to Dr. Alon Tal, organized by Friends of the Arava Institute.

 


Sept. 1, 2010
New York

Green Zionism: Exploring Israel's Environmental Legacy, with GZA President David Krantz, at Yeshiva University's Stern College for Women.

 


Oct. 7, 2010
Global

The Story of Noah and its Relationship to Climate Change webinar, run by the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life and co-sponsored by the Green Zionist Alliance and Hazon.


 

Oct. 8 — 10, 2010
Putnam Valley, N.Y.

Green Israel Summit 4: Green Renewal Shabbat, run by the Green Zionist Alliance.

 


 

Nov. 30, 2010
Madison, Wisc.

Green Zionism: Exploring Israel's Environmental Legacy with Karen Schapiro of the Green Zionist Alliance, at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Hillel.

 


 

 

Green Chanukah Celebration, Dec. 5, 2010 in Brooklyn

 

Join the GZA and Greenpoint Shul
for our Green Chanukah Celebration!

  • Enjoy tasty latkes and sufganiot!
  • Play competitive dreidel!
  • Learn about energy issues in Israel!
  • Make Chanukah arts and crafts — for kids or for the kid in you!

Recycle your old inkjet printer cartridges, cell phones, laptops, digital cameras and MP3 players at the Green Chanukah Celebration! We will collect old inkjet printer cartridges, cell phones, laptops, digital cameras and MP3 players — just bring them to the celebration and they'll be recycled!

 

Also, Greenpoint Shul will be collecting clothing at the Green Chanukah Celebration for its Dec. 12 clothing swap, the leftovers for which will be donated to charity. Have some clothing that you no longer need? Bring it to the Green Chanukah Celebration!

 

When

Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010

  • 3 p.m.: Chanukah cooking class (the leftover cooking oil will be saved for biofuel for Teva Learning Center's Topsy Turvy Bus!)
  • 4 p.m.: Green Zionist Alliance general-membership meeting for all members who have paid their dues for the current secular calendar year (contact us for a call-in number if you can't attend in person). Not yet a member? Joining is fast and easy — join today!
  • 4:30 p.m.: Chanukah party!

 

Where

Greenpoint Shul  (Congregation Ahavas Israel)
108 Noble St.
Brooklyn, N.Y.

 

By subway, take the G train to Greenpoint Ave., walk three blocks south on Greenpoint Ave. and make a right onto Noble St. The synagogue will be on the left-hand side, a block and a half down the street.

 

Cost

Optional donation to the Greenpoint Shul's Go Green Fund.

 


 

Jan. 5, 2011
Milwaukee

After the Fires: Creating a Green Israel, with Karen Schapiro of the Green Zionist Alliance, run by the Jewish Community Relations Council and the Israel Center of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

 


 

Jan 12, 2011
Global

Jews in Cancun: Tu B’Shvat Discussion on Post-Cancun Climate-Change Action, free webinar run by the Green Zionist Alliance, COEJL: The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life, and Hazon.

 


 

Feb. 2, 2011
Meadville, Penn.

Modern Environmentalism: Voices from the Planet, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by Allegheny College.

 


 

Feb. 5, 2011
New York

Free GZA Movie Night: Home, the new environmental film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, run by the Green Zionist Alliance. Tickets must be requested by 12 noon, EST, Jan. 27, 2011.

 


 

Feb. 7, 2011
Santa Cruz, Calif.

War, Peace and the Environment in the Middle East, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by UC Santa Cruz Center for Jewish Studies.

 


 

Feb. 11 — 13, 2011
Mukwonago, Wis.

Annual Midwest Russian Shabbaton and Ski Weekend, with GZA President and Chairperson David Krantz, run by Hillels Around Chicago.

 


 

March 6, 2011
Los Angeles

Jewcology Leadership Training Program, run by Jewcology.

 


 

March 13 — 14, 2011
Reisterstown, Md.

Jewcology Leadership Training Program, run by Jewcology.

 


 

April 12, 2011
Lawrence, Kansas

Green Zionism: Exploring Israel's Environmental Legacy, with GZA President David Krantz, run by Israel Week at the University of Kansas.

 


 

June 2, 2011
Cold Spring, N.Y.

Jewcology Leadership Training Program, run by Jewcology.

 


 

Aug. 21, 2011
Davis, Calif.

Jewcology Leadership Training, run by Jewcology.

 


 

Sept. 24, 2011
Oakland, Calif.

Visit to Aaron Metals Recycling Company, organized by EcoJews of the Bay.

 


 

Oct. 15, 2011
San Francisco

Sukkot Seder Under the Setting Sun, run by EcoJews of the Bay.

 


 

Nov. 23, 2011
Jerusalem

Planning Jerusalem's Urban Environment, hosted by GZA advisory-board member Naomi Tsur, deputy mayor of Jerusalem.

 


 

Jan. 9, 2012 (7:30 p.m.)
Rochester, N.Y.

The Environment: Arabs and Israelis Work Together to Protect the Region's Resources, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester.

 


 

Jan. 10, 2012 (12 noon)
New York

Israel's Environmental and Social Crisis: The Prospects and Promise of Green Politics, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by the Green Zionist Alliance. FREE. Seats are limited.

 


 

Jan. 19, 2012
San Francisco

Israel's Environmental and Social Crisis: The Prospects and Promise of Green Politics, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by the Hazon, the Israel Center and the Green Zionist Alliance.

 


 

Feb. 5, 2012
Marin, Calif.

Planting Trees for Salmon: Tu B'Shvat with EcoJews of the Bay, run by EcoJews of the Bay.

 


 

Feb. 17 — 18, 2012
Bryn Mawr, Penn.

Israel Encounters College Retreat, with GZA President David Krantz, run by Hillel of Greater Philadelphia.

 


 

Feb. 23, 2012
New York

Nature without Borders: Environmental Peacemaking in the Middle East, run by the Yovel: The Green Zionist Alliance @ NYU.

 


 

Feb. 29, 2012
Global

Examining Durban: How Will the Last Climate-Change Talks Impact Jews, Israel and the World?, run by the Green Zionist Alliance and COEJL.

 


March 27, 2012
Milwaukee

Sustainability Challenges: Lessons from Israel, with Dr. Daniel Orenstein, run by the Green Zionist Alliance, Milwaukee Jewish Federation and Congregation Sinai.

 


 

March 29, 2012
San Francisco

Creating Green Teams for Jewish Organizations, run by EcoJews of the Bay.

 


 

April 26, 2012
San Francisco

Private Tour of "Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art and Jewish Thought," run by EcoJews of the Bay.

 


 

May 23, 2012
Foster City, Calif.

Israel Environmental Update, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by EcoJews of the Bay.

 


 

May 24, 2012
Berkeley, Calif.

Speaking of Israel: Promised Land or Polluted Earth, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by Urban Adamah.

 


 

June 3, 2012
New York

Celebrate Israel Parade, run by Jewish Community Relations Council of New York. Sign up to march with the Green Zionist Alliance and the American Zionist Movement! || Or sign up to march with the Green Zionist Alliance and the New Israel Fund!

 


 

June 14, 2012
Cold Spring, N.Y.

Jewcology Leadership Training, run by Jewcology.

 


 

July 14, 2012
Falls Village, Conn.

Water Wars: Israeli Water Usage, Peace and Conflict, with GZA President David Krantz, run by Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center.

 


 

Aug. 19, 2012
New York

Seder for Rosh Hashanah Livheima, run by the Green Zionist Alliance, the Jewish Vegetarians of North America and a coalition of other Jewish organizations.

 


 

Sept. 13, 2012
New York

L'Chaim Toast to the New Year, run by Jspace, and cosponsored by the Green Zionist Alliance.

 


 

Oct. 14, 2012
Montreal

Powering the Promised Land: Fracking and Energy Use in Israel, with David Krantz of the Green Zionist Alliance, run by Le Mood.



Oct. 14, 2012
Montreal

Beyond Talk: How You Can Protect Israel's Environment, with David Krantz of the Green Zionist Alliance, run by Le Mood.

 


 

Nov. 13, 2012
Baltimore

How to Transform Your Community through Jewish Environmentalism, with the Green Zionist Alliance, Baltimore Jewish Environmental Network, Canfei Nesharim, Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life, Green Hevra, Jewcology.com and Pearlstone Center, run by Jewish Federations of North America.

 


 

Nov. 18, 2012
Hollis Hills, N.Y.

Climate Change and Israel's Future, the Hiram and Berdie Kleinstein Memorial Lecture with David Krantz of the Green Zionist Alliance, run by Hollis Hills Jewish Center.

 


Nov. 20, 2012
New York

Green Politics in Israel: Upcoming Elections and the Green Movement, a virtual parlor meeting with Dr. Alon Tal, run by the Green Zionist Alliance.

 


Dec. 21, 2012
Global

GZA General Membership Meeting run by the Green Zionist Alliance.

 


 

Dec. 24, 2012
Coventry, England

Powering the Promised Land: Fracking and Energy Use in Israel, with GZA President David Krantz, at Limmud UK.



Dec. 25, 2012
Coventry, England

Beyond Talk: How You Can Protect Israel's Environment, with GZA President David Krantz, at Limmud UK.

 


April 7, 2013
Middletown, Conn.

Interfaith Youth Climate Corps Retreat, with GZA President David Krantz, run by Interreligious Eco-Justice Network.

 


 

The Green Zionist Alliance Israel Environmental Forum

 

  • Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013
  • Israel Center, 22 Keren HaYesod St., Jerusalem

 

Schedule

4 p.m.

"Oil Production and Food Production: An Unsavory Wedlock"

Dr. Orr Karassin
Green Zionist Alliance
Lecturer and researcher at The Open University of Israel, and former head of the environmental-law program at Sapir Academic College's Law School

5 p.m.

"Green Pilgrim Jerusalem in the Context of the Global Green Pilgrimage Network"

Naomi Tsur
Green Zionist Alliance
Deputy mayor of Jerusalem and Green Pilgrimage ambassador

6 p.m.

" 'For is the Tree of the Field a Man?' When is it Permitted to Uproot Fruit Trees?"

Rabbi Yosef Carmel
Rabbinical Dean of Eretz Hemdah Institute and Av Beit Din of Eretz Hemdah Gazit rabbinical court

7 p.m.

“Should Jews Be Vegetarians?”

Dr. Richard Schwartz
Green Zionist Alliance
President emeritus of Jewish Vegetarians of North America and author of the book, “Judaism and Vegetarianism”

8 p.m.

"Vegan Style: Why is it that Israel is Going Vegan? An Analysis of the Animal Rights/Vegetarian Movement in Israel"

Yossi Wolfson, Esq.
Coordinator of the Jewish Vegetarian Society in Jerusalem

9 p.m.

"Responding Jewishly to Israeli and Global Climate Change and Other Environmental Threats"

Dr. Richard Schwartz
Green Zionist Alliance
President emeritus of Jewish Vegetarians of North America and author of the book, “Judaism and Vegetarianism”

The Green Zionist Alliance Israel Environmental Forum is cosponsored by Root and Branch, and the Jewish Vegetarian Society in Jerusalem.

All presentations in English.

25/30 NIS

 

 


 

Nov. 3, 2013
Montreal

"Powering the Promised Land: Fracking and Energy Use in Israel," with GZA President David Krantz, at Le Mood.

 


Nov. 3, 2013
Montreal

"Water Wars: Israeli Water Usage, Peace and Conflict," with GZA President David Krantz, at Le Mood.

 


 

Nov. 12, 2013
New York

Earth Day Meets Land Day: Jews, Arabs and the Environment, with Dr. Jeremy Benstein, run by Yovel: The Green Zionist Alliance @ NYU.

 


 

Nov. 13, 2013
Tucson, Ariz.

Triumph or Tragedy? A Brief History of Water Management in Israel, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by Arizona Center for Judaic Studies.

 


 

Nov. 16-17, 2013
New York

"Good Garbage," documentary film presented by the Green Zionist Alliance and the Other Israel Film Festival.

 


Nov. 17, 2013
New York

"Fading Valley," documentary film presented by the Green Zionist Alliance and the Other Israel Film Festival.

 


 

Nov. 17, 2013
New York

"Visions of the Future," symposium featuring the Green Zionist Alliance and run by the Other Israel Film Festival.

 


 

Nov. 24, 2013
Hollis Hills (Queens), N.Y.

Climate Change and Environmental Disasters: What to Expect in America and the Middle East, run by Hollis Hills Jewish Center.

 


 

Dec. 29, 2013
Pearson-Arastradero Preserve, Calif.

Arastradero Preserve Hike, run by EcoJews of the Bay.

 


 

Jan. 13, 2014
Seattle

Israel’s Extraordinary Woodlands, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by the University of Washington.

 



Jan. 14, 2014
Berkeley, Calif.

Israel's Remarkable Reforestation and What it Can Teach the Worlds, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by the Jewish Community Center of the East Bay.

 



Jan. 15, 2014
San Francisco

Festival for the Trees, run by the EcoJews of the Bay.



 

March 5, 2014
New York

Will the Environment Survive a Renewed Middle East Peace Process? A Blueprint for Progress, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by Manhattan College's Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability.

 


 

March 5, 2014
New York

All the Trees of the Forest: The Extraordinary Story of Israel's Woodlands, with GZA co-founder Dr. Alon Tal, run by Columbia University.

 



March 31, 2014
New York

Facing the Pharaohs of Big Carbon: Jews and the Pesach of Our Generation, with Rabbi Arthur Waskow, run by Yovel: The Green Zionist Alliance @ NYU.

 


 

Sept. 17, 2014
New York

Interfaith Conference on Environmental Action, run by the Green Zionist Alliance and GreenFaith.

 


 

Sept. 21, 2014
New York

People's Climate March, run by many environmental groups, including the partnership of the Green Zionist Alliance.

 


Sept. 22, 2014
New York

Rosh HaShanah Toast, run by JSpace and cosponsored by the Green Zionist Alliance.

 


 

Feb. 10, 2015
New York

Meet Yossi Abramowitz and learn about Green Israel, run by Aytzim: Ecological Judaism.

 


 

 

 

 

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Eco-Quote

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- Rambam

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