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Climate Change and Energy

Read the latest updates and learn more about climate change through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Climate Change and Energy

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For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Liya Rechtman at (202) 387-2800.

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Environment

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Environment

Green Shevat Challenge: Learn to Cook and Celebrate Tu BiSh’vat!
Posted on Wednesday January 28, 2015

Welcome to the Jewish month of Shevat and (if you’re on the East Coast) to Storm Juno. While you’re inside waiting out the snow, take this time as an opportunity to take the Green Sh’vat Challenge and make your life a little greener. Unfortunately, massive snowstorms don’t counteract the fact that climate change is real, […]

Happy New Year to the Trees!
Posted on Monday January 26, 2015

Tu BiSh’vat, also known as Chamishah Asar BiSh’vat (the fifteenth day of the month of Shevat) is commonly known as the New Year for trees and falls this year on February 3. Historically, it was the date on which trees in Israel were determined to be mature enough for their fruit to be harvested. Tu […]

Doing Well by Doing Good
Posted on Monday January 26, 2015

Doing the right thing paid off at the bottom line. How often can you say that about doing a mitzvah? My experience with solar power at the Cape Cod Synagogue has been just that: our investment in renewable energy has been a positive for the environment, an expression of our Jewish values, and a net […]

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Climate Change

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Climate Change

Green Shevat Challenge: Learn to Cook and Celebrate Tu BiSh’vat!
Posted on Wednesday January 28, 2015

Welcome to the Jewish month of Shevat and (if you’re on the East Coast) to Storm Juno. While you’re inside waiting out the snow, take this time as an opportunity to take the Green Sh’vat Challenge and make your life a little greener. Unfortunately, massive snowstorms don’t counteract the fact that climate change is real, […]

Happy New Year to the Trees!
Posted on Monday January 26, 2015

Tu BiSh’vat, also known as Chamishah Asar BiSh’vat (the fifteenth day of the month of Shevat) is commonly known as the New Year for trees and falls this year on February 3. Historically, it was the date on which trees in Israel were determined to be mature enough for their fruit to be harvested. Tu […]

Doing Well by Doing Good
Posted on Monday January 26, 2015

Doing the right thing paid off at the bottom line. How often can you say that about doing a mitzvah? My experience with solar power at the Cape Cod Synagogue has been just that: our investment in renewable energy has been a positive for the environment, an expression of our Jewish values, and a net […]

#SOTU Preview
Posted on Friday January 16, 2015

On Tuesday night, the Sergeant-at-Arms for the House of Representatives will stand on the floor of the House chamber and announce to the assembled Members of Congress, Supreme Court Justices, Cabinet members, an array of guests in the gallery (including the First Lady and Dr. Biden) and millions of the American people watching live, “Mr. […]

Urge your members of Congress to support legislation providing $3 billion to the Green Climate Fund, which will help the poorest global populations adapt to the negative consequences of climate change.