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Publication Date: January 2008

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

Author(s): Evonne Marzouk

Series: Jewish Education News, Summer 2008.

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Environment (Environmental policy)

Keywords: Jewish Organizations; Environmental Advocacy; Jewish Text; Orthodox Judaism

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The author describes the philosophy and work of Canfei Nesharim, an organization which promotes the relationship between traditional Jewish sources and the modern environmental movement. She presents a variety of Jewish sources to highlight the richness of the Jewish tradition in dealing with modern environmental concerns and details a number of Canfei Nesharim's programs.