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A New Commandment: Killing Spotted Lanternflies?

Under the shoes of many-a-Philadelphian, you may find a squished spotted lanternfly: black-speckled gray and red wings, splayed limply across one’s outer sole. The spotted...
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In Praise (and Repair) of Ridley Creek State Park

Thumbing through a local newspaper more than 20 years ago, Jack Miller stumbled across a small advertisement that caught his eye: The administration of...

Faith Leaders Put the Pedal to the Metal

Faith leaders from the Philadelphia area who are dedicated to climate change decided to put their money where their mouth is. Or, rather, where their...
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A Land Flowing With Milk, Honey … and Water

One of Israel’s efforts toward making its water usage more efficient and environmentally sustainable came to fruition in 2005 with the construction of the...

Hazon Festival Creates Sustainability Momentum

Judy Wicks, a longtime local champion of sustainable communities, will share her expertise at the second annual Hazon Philadelphia Jewish Food Festival coming up...
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Jews Join Thousands to March for Action on Climate Change

More than 100 groups from across the spectrum of Judaism, including dozens of Jewish environmentalists from Philadelphia, marched through New York City to call for...

Activists Prepare for Climate March

Local Jewish environmentalists of all ages are heading to New York City to advocate for action on climate change. Michelle Marks, 67, stood out in...

Filling a Niche: Health, Fitness and Judaism at Camp Zeke in the Poconos

Launched with the help of a national incubator program, Camp Zeke's first season of campers experimented with healthy cooking lessons, judo, Krav Maga, bootcamp...
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54 Ways to Love Summer

Here's your guide for what to do and where to do it this summer. 1 An Olfactory-Fresh Idea If you want to have a themed party...
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Hazon Bikers ‘Ride for the Pines’

What happens when you combine environmental sustainability and biking Jews? The Hazon environmental bike tour. The New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve, also known as the...

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