|Sharing God's Green Earth: Planting a Green World by Engaging the Greater Community|
By David Krantz
NEW YORK (Dec. 23, 2010) — On the eve of the eve of the most widely celebrated Jewish baby's birthday ever, a holy day for billions of Christians around the world, it's important to remember that we Jews only make up about two tenths of one percent of the world's population. So if we're going to green the world, we can't do it alone. We need to engage with our brothers and sisters of all faiths.
David Krantz is the president and chairperson of the Green Zionist Alliance.
Israeli Nature Poll
"Pioneers frequently perceived the natural world as challenging, hostile wilderness to be tamed through diligent Jewish settlement. Songs extolling production, the beauty of concrete, and the importance of construction became part of a nationalistic liturgy. While Israeli Zionists were certainly not unaware of the splendor of the land of Israel, the task of nation building dominated their senses."
- Dr. Alon Tal
Did You Know?
JNF's Blueprint Negev plan calls for developing in the Negev desert 25 new communities with a total population of 500,000.
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