D'var Torah: Arguments for heaven

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D'var Torah: Arguments for heaven

Rabbi Katy Allen, president pro-tem of the Jewish Climate Action Network in Boston, delivered this d'var on the portion Korach on Friday evening, June 23, 2017 at Temple Tiferet Shalom in Peabody, Massachusetts.

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Report from JCAN/Ganei Beantown forum on sustainable synagogues

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Report from JCAN/Ganei Beantown forum on sustainable synagogues

On January 10, more than 30 people representing 13 synagogues gathered at the first ever Sustainable Synagogues event. Sponsored by the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts and hosted by Temple Beth David of Westwood, the evening showcased the work of the Jewish Climate Action Network and Ganei Beantown -- Boston Jewish Gardens, and Organic Torah.

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10 Ways to Respond to Climate Change, as well as Violent Conflict and Other Global and Local Terrors

Changing our physical impact on the planet is the What about how we respond to climate change. People have many, many, many different opinions about the best way to try to ensure the survival of human life on this planet, and few of us are in a position to intelligently judge them. But in addition to the What, and no matter which way the future leads us, there is also the HowHow we go forward, in whatever we do, is as important, if not more important, than What we do. 

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