Jewish Environmentalism in Higher Education: Greening Your Jewish Campus Organization


Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education

Author(s): Dan Waxman

Research Area: Culture and religion; Education; Environment

Keywords: Campus Organizations; Environmental Advocacy; Israel Experience; Jewish Identification

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The author argues that Jewish campus organizations, which contribute greatly to the formation of a student's Jewish identity, should become more environmentally sustainable and include Jewish environmental programming. He also suggests that a trip to Israel can change a student's connection with the environment. He provides concrete suggestions for actions and programs.