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2011 Events Calendar Archive

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Dec. 24, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Light it Up on the Farm: An Urban Adamah Chanukah Party, run by Urban Adamah.

 


 

Dec. 13, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Shine: First Annual Celebration of Light and Giving, run by Wilderness Torah.

 


 

Dec. 11, 2011
Palo Alto, Calif.

A New Leaf: Israel's Green Movement, a documentary film that's part of BlueStar's For Israel Film Festival 2011.

 


 

Dec. 7, 2011
Beer Sheva, Israel

Environmental-Justice Conference, run by Adam Teva V'Din.

 


 

Nov. 20 — 27, 2011
Hula Valley, Israel

The International Hula Valley Bird Festival, run by the Israel Orinthological Center of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel.

 


 

Nov. 23, 2011
Jerusalem

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

 


 

Nov. 21, 2011
New York

Bringing Fresh and Local Food to Your Community, run by Hazon.

 


 

Nov. 20, 2011
New York

Think Israel, run by Nefesh B'Nefesh with ROI and the American Zionist Movement.

 


 

Nov. 19, 2011
Chengdu, China

PV and Thermal Solar, with Dr. Richard Hardiman of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Weizmann Institute of Science, as part of JUCCCE China Energy Forum 2011.

 


 

Nov. 8 — 15, 2011
Israel

Hazon Israel Ride, run by Hazon and the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies.

 


 

Nov. 16, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Building a Future of Love, Kindness and Justice, with Rabbi Michael Lerner, run by Urban Adamah.

 


 

Nov. 17, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Spirituality & Social Justice, with Rabbi Or Rose, run by Urban Adamah.

 


 

Nov. 2 — 7, 2011
Israel

Israel Sustainable Food Tour, run by Hazon.

 


 

Nov. 4 — 5, 2011
Global

Global Hunger Shabbat, run by American Jewish World Service.

 


 

Nov. 6 — 9, 2011
Denver

General Assembly and International Lion of Judah Conference, run by Jewish Federations of North America.

 


 

Nov. 7, 2011
Jerusalem

Jerusalem Environment and Nature Conference on Energy Independence, run by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel.

 


 

Oct. 31, 2011
Tel Aviv

The Green New Deal – A Just & Sustainable Economic Model for Israel?, run by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Israel.

 


 

Oct. 23 — Nov. 1, 2011
Israel

IsraelUnleashed: A Journey into Israel for Jewish Animal Lovers, run by Keshet.

 


 

Oct. 30, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Introduction to Backyard Chickens, run by Urban Adamah.

 


 

Oct. 12 — 16, 2011
Falls Village, Conn.

Sukkahfest, run by the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center.

 


 

Oct. 15, 2011
San Francisco

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

 


 

Oct. 16, 2011
Putnam Valley, N.Y.

Sukkot Harvest Celebration, run by Jewish Farm School and Eden Village Camp.

 


 

Oct. 16, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Eat, Pray, Lulav: A Sukkot Harvest Festival, run by Urban Adamah.

 


 

Oct. 17, 2011
Samar Sand Dunes, Israel

Protest to Save Samar, run by the Campaign to Save Samar.

 


 

Oct 13 — 16, 2011
Pescadero, Calif.

Sukkot on the Farm, run by Wilderness Torah.

 


 

Oct. 15, 2011
San Francisco

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

 


 

Oct. 16, 2011
Falls Village, Conn.

Sukkot Harvest Farm Visit Day, run by the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center.

 


 

Sept. 26 — Oct. 3, 2011
Israel

International Permaculture Tour in Israel, organized by Permaculture Israel.

 


 

Sept. 24, 2011
Global

International Day of Climate Action: A Day to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels, organized by Moving Planet.

 


 

Sept. 24, 2011
Oakland, Calif.

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

 


 

Sept. 25, 2011
Putnam Valley, N.Y.

Festival of Eden, run by Eden Village Camp.

 


 

Sept. 25, 2011
New York

Harsh Realities: Addressing Delegitimization and Anti-Semitism, run by the American Zionist Movement and World Zionist Organization.

 


 

Sept. 20, 2011
New York

From Cottage (Cheese) to Cottages: Social Justice and Environmental Sustainability in Israel, with Dr. Jeremy Benstein, associate director of the Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership. Event organized by New Israel Fund.

 


 

Sept. 18, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Hazon California Ride Reunion, run by Urban Adamah.

 


 

Sept. 16, 2011
Washington

Israel 2011: The Struggle for Sustainability and Social Justice, with Dr. Jeremy Benstein, associate director of the Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership. Event organized by the JCPA and the Anti-Defamation League.

 


 

Sept. 17, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Havdallah Bonfire Gathering, run by Urban Adamah.

 


 

Sept. 14 — 15, 2011
Global

24 Hours of Reality, run by The Climate Reality Project.

 


 

Sept. 15, 2011
Washington

Consumerism and the 10th Commandment: Are We Cultivating a Culture of Coveters?, with Dr. Jeremy Benstein, associate director of the Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership. Event organized by New Israel Fund and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

 


 

Sept. 11, 2011
Bethesda, Md.

Home-Energy Workshop, organized by Greater Washington Interfaith Power & Light.

 


 

Sept. 11, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Worms, Waste, and Wisdom: A Composting Workshop, organized by Urban Adamah.

 


 

Sept. 12, 2011
Elkins Park, Penn.

Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All, organized by Hazon.

 


 

Sept. 12, 2011
San Francisco

Creating a Vision: Social Justice and Sustainability in Israel, with Dr. Jeremy Benstein, associate director of the Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership. Event organized by JCRC.

 


 

Sept. 13, 2011
San Francisco

Lunch and Learn with Dr. Jeremy Benstein, associate director of the Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership. Event organized by Hazon.

 


 

Sept. 13, 2011
Los Altos Hills, Calif.

Eternal Truths Meet Inconvenient Ones: Judaism and the Environmental Crisis, with Dr. Jeremy Benstein, associate director of the Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership. Event organized by Congregation Beth Am.

 


 

Sept. 1 — 5, 2011
Yellow Spring, W.V.

Wild and Wonderful: 2011 Mosaic International Event, run by Mosaic Outdoor Clubs of America.

 


 

Sept. 2 — 5, 2011
New York

Hazon's 11th Annual New York Ride, run by Hazon.

 


 

Sept. 3, 2011
New York

NYC Support Rally: Support Social Change in Israel, run by Friends of Israeli Tent Protest — NYC.

 


 

Aug. 31, 2011
Global

Rosh Hashanah Livheima: The New Year for Animals.

 


 

May 29 — Aug. 24, 2011
Reisterstown, Md.

Summer Kollel, run by Kayam Farm at Pearlstone.

 


 

Aug. 14 — 21, 2011
Reisterstown, Md.

Kayam Family Farm Camp, run by Kayam Farm at Pearlstone.

 


 

Aug. 18 — 21, 2011
Davis, Calif.

Hazon Food Conference, run by Hazon.

 


 

Aug. 21, 2011
Davis, Calif.

Jewcology Leadership Training, run by Jewcology.

 


 

Aug. 14, 2011
Reisterstown, Md.

Tu B'Av Love and Music Festival, run by Kayam Farm at Pearlstone.

 


 

July 25, 2011
New York

Chewing on Food Justice: Got Access?, run by the American Jewish World Service.

 


 

July 25, 2011
Jerusalem

Interfaith Climate Change Forum, run by the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development.

 


 

July 19, 2011
New York

Adamah Farmer's Market, run by the JCC in Manhattan.

 


 

July 19, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Focus on Justice: Films on Food, "The Price of Aid," run by Urban Adamah and American Jewish World Service.

 


 

July 20, 2011
Worldwide

Build a Jewishly Informed Farm Bill Webinar, run by Hazon.

 


 

June 19, 2011
New York

Bike to the Beach, run by Hazon.

 


 

June 19, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Urban Adamah Farm Grand Opening Celebration, run by Urban Adamah.

 


 

June 21, 2011
Jerusalem

Knesset Environment Day, run by Life and Environment.

 


 

June 24 — 26, 2011
Falls Village, Conn.

Shabbat on the Farm, run by Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center.

 


 

June 26, 2011
Falls Village, Conn.

Adamah Farm Day, run by Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center.

 


 

June 26, 2011
Jerusalem

The Jewish State’s Obligation to Environmental Sustainability, run by Teva Ivri.

 


 

June 28, 2011
Jerusalem

Community Gardens and the Ethiopian Community, run by the JDC.

 


 

June 15, 2011
Global

Sustainability and Greening of Jewish Life Webinar, Session 2, run by the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation.

 


 

May 31 — June 5, 2011
Cold Spring, N.Y.

The 16th Annual Teva Seminar on Jewish Environmental Education, run by Teva Learning Center. Qualify for a potential bonus discount as a member of the Green Zionist Alliance! Simply list "Green Zionist Alliance" under "Organization Information" on the registration page to qualify for the potential discount.

 


 

June 2, 2011
Cold Spring, N.Y.

Jewcology Leadership Training Program, run by Jewcology.

 


 

June 3, 2011
New York

Eco-Shabbat Dinner, run by the JCC in Manhattan.

 


 

June 3 — 5, 2011
Reisterstown, Md.

Eco-Shabbat, run by Kayam Farm at Pearlstone.

 


 

June 5, 2011
Maryland

ECORIDE 2011, environmental bike ride run by Kayam Farm at Pearlstone.

 


 

June 5, 2011
San Francisco

Israel in the Gardens, run by Jewish Community Federation.

 


 

June 5, 2011
Kibbutz Ketura, Israel

Solar-power field opening, run by Arava Power Company.

 


 

May 22 — June 3, 2011
New York

JCC Spring Eco-Fair, run by the JCC in Manhattan.

 


 

June 1, 2011
Global

Yom Yerushalayim.

 


 

June 1, 2011
Global

Sustainability and Greening of Jewish Life Webinar, Session 1, run by the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation.

 


 

Jay 30 — 31, 2011
Global

Rainbow Day.

 


 

May 24 — 26, 2011
Beer Sheva, Israel

Festival Ecothiopia, run by Earth's Promise.

 


 

May 22, 2011
London

Gefiltefest: The London Jewish Food Festival, run by the Gefiltefest.

 


 

May 22, 2011
Cold Spring, N.Y.

Israeli-American Hiking Group Inaugural Hike, run by the Dor Chadash.

 


 

May 22, 2011
Medford, N.J.

Lag B'Omer Beach, Beer, and BBQ, with Hazon Executive Director Nigel Savage, run by Hazon.

 


 

May 10, 2011
Global

Yom Ha'atzmaut.

 


 

May 12 — 15, 2011
Falls Village, Conn.

Siach: An Environment and Social Justice Conversation, run by Siach.

 


 

May 15, 2011
Westchester, N.Y.

Israel's Environment, a talk by Dr. Jeremy Benstein, deputy director of the Heschel Center for Environmental Thinking and Leadership, run by American Jewish Committee.

 


 

May 15, 2011
Reisterstown, Md.

Lag B'Omer Celebration and Rain-Barrel Making Workshop, run by Kayam Farm at Pearlstone.

 


 

May 6 — 9, 2011
California

Hazon's 2nd Annual California Bike Ride, run by Hazon.

 


 

May 9, 2011
New York

New York community-wide Yom Hazikaron commemoration and Yom Ha'atzmaut celebration, run by .

 


 

May 1 — 5, 2011
Falls Village, Conn.

Grow Your Garden, run by Adamah.

 


 

April 15, 2011
Toronto

Religion in the Public Sphere: Food and Religion, with Hazon Executive Director Nigel Savage, run by the University of Toronto.

 


 

April 21 — 25, 2011
California

Passover in the Desert, run by Wilderness Torah.

 


 

April 10 — 11, 2011
Philadelphia

Ground for Hope: Environmental Education and Leadership for Clergy, Leaders and Seminarians, run by GreenFaith.

 


 

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.

 


 

Feb. 9 — April 7, 2011
U.S. East Coast

Topsy-Turvy Teva Bus: The from Purim to Freedom Tour, run by the Teva Learning Center.

 


 

April 10, 2011
New York

Food Justice Seder, run by Pursue, Uri L’Tzedek and Hazon.

 


 

March 27 — April 1, 2011
Jerusalem

KKL-JNF World Leadership Conference, run by KKL-JNF.

 


 

March 29 — 30, 2011
Jerusalem

Mud Building: Create an oven for school kids and learn about mud building with Yeshivat Simchat Shlomo Eco-Activist Beit Midrash.

 


 

March 29 — 30, 2011
New York

U.S./Israel Venture Summit, run by Young StartUp Ventures.

 


 

March 30, 2011
Ann Arbor, Mich.

The New Jewish Food Movement and the Art of Bicycle Maintenance, with Nigel Savage, executive director of Hazon, run by the University of Michigan.

 


 

March 24, 2011
London

Eco Peace in the Middle East, run by EcoPeace/FoEME and New Israel Fund.

 


 

March 24, 2011
London

Great While it Lasted; Now What? The link between energy consumption and climate change, run by the London Jewish Cultural Centre.

 


 

March 13 — 14, 2011
Reisterstown, Md.

Jewcology Leadership Training Program, run by Jewcology.

 


 

March 14, 2011
Trenton, N.J.

Trenton Advocacy Day, run by GreenFaith.

 


 

March 17, 2011
Chicago

Environmental Issues in Israel, with Karen Schapiro of the Green Zionist Alliance, run by the University of Illinois at Chicago.

 


 

March 11 — 13, 2011
Reisterstown, Md.

Kayam Beit Midrash 2011, run by Kayam Farm at Pearlstone.

 


 

March 8, 2011
Berkeley, Calif.

Can a Car Really Produce its Own Energy?, run by Friends of the Arava Institute & Jewish National Fund.

 


 

March 9, 2011
Washington

COEJL Energy Forum, run by COEJL: The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life.

 


 

March 6, 2011
Los Angeles

Jewcology Leadership Training Program, run by Jewcology.

 


 

Feb. 22 — 24, 2011
Eilat

Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference, run by the Eilat and Eilot regional municipalities.

 


 

Feb. 26 — March 1, 2011
Washington

J Street Conference 2011, run by J Street.

 


 

Feb. 27, 2011
Lower Merion, Penn.

Jews, Food and Planet Earth, with Hazon Executive Director Nigel Savage, run by Adath Israel.

 


 

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.

 


 

Feb. 13, 2011
New York

Raw Organic Chocolate-Making, run by Eden Village Camp.

 


 

Feb. 8, 2011
Boulder, Colo.

A Discussion of the New Jewish Food Movement, with Hazon Executive Director Nigel Savage, run by Boulder JCC and Hazon.

 


 

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. 6, 2011
Boulder, Colo.

Eat Like Your Grandmother, Without the Guilt, with Hazon Executive Director Nigel Savage, run by Congregation Har HaShem.

 


 

Feb. 6, 2011
Denver

Food Justice Workshop, with Hazon Executive Director Nigel Savage, run by GrowHaus.

 


 

Feb. 5, 2011
Denver

Farn tour, run by Ekar Farm.

 


 

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. 5, 2011
Boulder, Colo.

Shabbat with Boulder’s Hazon CSA, with Hazon Executive Director Nigel Savage, run by Hazon.

 


 

Feb. 3, 2011
Denver

Cooking & Kombucha, with Hazon Executive Director Nigel Savage, run by Moishe House.

 


 

Feb. 2, 2011
Meadville, Penn.

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

 


 

Feb. 1, 2011
New York

Take Back Zionism Party, run by the Birthright Israel Alumni Community.

 


 

Jan. 20, 2011
Global

Tu B'Shvat.



 

Jan. 21, 2011
Tel Aviv

Tu B’Shvat Discussion on Natural Gas, with Kobi Oz and Rabbi Michael Melchior, run by Teva Ivri.

 


 

Jan. 19, 2011
New York

Tu B’Shvat Seder, run by Romemu and Hazon at the JCC in Manhattan.

 


 

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.

 


 

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. 11, 2011
New York

Tu B’Shvat Seder, with Hazon Executive Director Nigel Savage, run by Congregation Habonim.

 


 

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