Environment

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How Do Philly’s Gardens Grow? Most Abundantly

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When you think about urban greenery, it's probably Central Park -- that oasis of trails, lakes and playgrounds in central Manhattan -- that first...
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Recon Sends Teens to Israel for First Time

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No one could say there's a dearth of Israel trip options for high-schoolers. Among other organizations, Young Judea, the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, the...

Green Philosophy Colors Operations

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In it's June electronic newsletter, the Federal Environmental Protection's Agency Energy Star program highlighted the efforts of Congregation Mishkan Shalom, a Reconstructionist synagogue in...
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Synagogue Suddenly Discovers There’s a Windmill in Its Future

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John Harris never had so many people ask him the same exact question: Was Congregation Beth Am Israel getting ready to put a windmill...
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Climate Change Could Wreak Havoc in Mideast

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Imagine a situation where the sea levels in Egypt rise so substantially that Alexandria, the Nile River bank and parts of the Suez Canal...
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Congregation’s Green Consciousness Is Raised; It Comes Away Stunned

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Albert Zalcmann certainly considers himself environmentally aware. The member of Congregation M'kor Shalom in Cherry Hill, N.J., owns a hybrid car; more to the...
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An Ecological Mission

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As the sun dips behind the Ramat Naftali Mountain range, beginning to draw with it what's left of the light in the Upper Galilee,...
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Genetically Engineered Salmon: Coming Soon To Sushi Near You?

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Do you want to be experimented on by eating sushi, salmon fillet, or bagels and lox made with a new type of salmon with...
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For the Birds? Well, Why Not, Says Author

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At first glance, Jonathan Rosen's latest book, The Life of the Skies, subtitled Birding at the End of Nature, seems to be about, well,...
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‘Farm School’ Attempts to Move People, Environmentally Speaking, That Is

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Large urban centers like Philadelphia are often thought of as places with high volumes of pollution and virtually no green space where crops could...