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"Going Green" is a Moral Imperative at Bar-Ilan University in Israel

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Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher(s): Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education

Author(s): Mark Medin

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Environment (Environmental policy)

Keywords: Study; Leadership; Environment; Higher Education

Type: Report

Coverage: Israel


The author discusses the ways in which Israel's Bar-Ilan University is seeking to become a leader in environmental research and education. These initiatives include an environmentally friendly campus, studies into local ecosystems, exploration of environmental issues as encountered in the Jewish religious tradition, studies into the causes of climate change, and research into nano-technology and biotechnology which may offer new environmental possibilities.

In Jewish Education News, Fall 2008.