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Originally published for the Hazon CSA newsletter.Discusses the concept of home and connections we have to land.
AJWS's weekly Torah commentary explores themes of social justice that emerge from the parshah. Visit http://tinyurl.com/dvartzedek to sign up to receive the weekly Dvar Tzedek by e-mail.
A discussion of etiology and the Jewish Food Movement. Originally published for the Hazon CSA Listserve
Compares Avrams emigration from Canaan to Egypt and links to current issues of immigration, poverty, and famine.
A dvar Torah on Tzar Baalei Chayim. These materials are posted as part of Jewcology’s “Year of Jewish Learning on the Environment,” in partnership with Canfei Nesharim. Learn more at http://www.jewcology.com/content/view/Year-of-Jewish-Learning-on-the-Environment Rabbi Dovid Sears is the author of The Vision of Eden: Animal Welfare and Vegetarianism in Jewish Law and Mysticism (Orot 2003) among other Judaica works. He directs The Breslov Center of New York, whose website is http://breslovcenter.blogspot.com/
A d'var torah about the importance of agriculture and it's link to spirituality. Originally distributed on the Hazon CSA listserve.
A d'var torah about the importance of honoring land. Originally distributed on the Hazon CSA listserve.
This material was produced as part of the Jewcology project. Jewcology.com is a new web portal for the global Jewish environmental community. Thanks to the ROI community for their generous support, which made the Jewcology project possible.
About the meaning of Hanukah and its message of response to the world in the aftermath of Natural Disasters. This is part of the on-gong series of Divrei Torah being published on the NECHAMA, Jewish Response to Disaster web site and subsequently sent to our e-mail community.
Originally published on the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism's blog on 7/11/11