Tag Archives: sustainability

Cultivating Coexistence and Hope: Arava Institute Visits Boulder

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies may be familiar to many folks in Boulder County because of the Israel Ride, an annual 5-day bike ride from Jerusalem to Eilat.  Rabbi Marc Soloway, of Congregation Bonai Shalom, has participated in the Israel Ride three times.  “Each time I participated in the …

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Join Us for Celebrate SIPP 2023, Sunday, August 20!

Professor Arie Kacowicz will briefly address the current political upheaval in Israel and what it means for the future of the Israeli-Palestinian relations, and there will be a short presentation on SIPPs' work.

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Bike to Work Day at the Boulder JCC on Wednesday, June 28

The Boulder JCC is proud to be participating again this year and encourages everyone coming to the Boulder JCC for camp, work, pickleball, or the many other activities taking place to ride your bike on Wednesday, June 28 -- and every day!

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Get Your Hands Dirty at Milk and Honey Farm

Milk and Honey Farm grows over 4,000 lbs of vegetables, most of which are donated to those in need. The operation of the farm greatly depends on volunteers who help on Mondays and Thursdays throughout the growing season.

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Sustainability is Front and Center at the 2023 Boulder Jewish Festival

One of the newest features of the 2023 Boulder Jewish Festival is space dedicated to sustainability. “Caring for the environment is an important value to the Boulder JCC ”, says Festival Director Joy Alice Eisenhauer. “We know that there are many organizations doing interesting work towards sustainability and we wanted to feature them prominently.”

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Boulder County Honors Becca Gan Levy and Milk and Honey Farm at the Boulder JCC with Two Awards

Becca Gan Levy receives the Boulder County Conservation Award

The Boulder JCC is proud to share that Farmer Becca Gan Levy and Milk and Honey Farm have been awarded both a Boulder County Environmental Stewardship Award and Boulder County Public Health’s 2022 Healthy Community Award for their dedicated efforts towards sustainability, preservation, and addressing food insecurity across Boulder County.

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Collaboration Aims to Bring More Plant-Based Menu Items To Jewish-Based Food Service Operations

Hazon, the largest faith-based environmental organization in the United States, and the Humane Society of the United States are proud to have worked together on their first ever virtual culinary training focused on bringing more sustainable plant-based menu items to the Jewish community.

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Hazon and Pearlstone Announce Merger; Jakir Manela Named As New CEO

Hazon, the largest faith-based environmental organization in the U.S., and Pearlstone, one of the largest Jewish retreat centers and Jewish outdoor education sites in North America, announced today that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a proposal to merge the two organizations, with Jakir Manela serving as the inaugural CEO.

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Buy Less Stuff This Holiday Season

The City of Boulder envisions building a circular economy to make a big impact on our consumption emissions. The infrastructure they envision is an impressive goal! We can start working toward this vision right now by changing the way we think about gifting this holiday season and buying less stuff! 

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Celebrate Tu B’Shevat at the Boulder JCC

The Boulder JCC is hosting a Zero Waste Tu B’Shevat Seder for adults on Sunday, February 9 in partnership with Congregation Bonai Shalom, Congregation Har HaShem, Congregation Nevei Kodesh, Hazon, Moishe House, Tuv Ha'aretz, and Morah Yehudis Fishman: Community Educator.

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