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Sunday, December 2 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Ancient Jewish Answers to Global Climate Change: Preparing for the 5775 Sabbatical Year

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How might the biblical laws of shmitta (sabbatical year) guide us toward sustainability? Through text study and practical workshop, participants will learn about the Jewish Environmental movement's project to combat climate change while supporting sustainable communities. Presented through the Green Hevra: A New Coalition of Jewish Eco-Projects


Speakers
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Sarah Chandler

Sarah Chandler, the Associate Director of ADAMAH at Isabella Fr, is a Jewish experiential educator, community activist, spiritual leader. She has her M.A. in Jewish Communal and Experiential Education and Hebrew Bible from the Jewish Theological Seminary, and serves on the Green Hevra Stewardship Committee.
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Jacob Fine

Rabbi Fine is the Director of Programs for the Jewish Farm School and is a recognized leader and innovator in the field of Jewish environmental and food education. Jacob has served as rabbi and educator for Hazon, Teva and Adamah. He serves on the Rabbinical Assembly’s Food Justice Sub-Committee. Jacob lives with his family in Amherst, MA.


Sunday December 2, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm
Trager Conference Room