Project Sol Shines Its Solar-Powered Lights in Africa

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(Sivan Achor-Borowich, the Founder, Jewish Heart for Africa, on the right) As Westerners, there are some things we really can’t understand about Africa unless we’ve been there. That’s what Sivan Achor-Borowich discovered over the last decade. While working for a clothing manufacturer and then the United Nations, the Israeli woman fell in love with Africa. […]

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Two Books 'Spiritual Compass' and 'Free To Be Human' Direct Us To Act Local

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Guest reviewer Jeremy Zauder relishes two views of ethical development in a special double review this week: part of our ongoing Green Prophet ‘Eco-Reads’ green book summer festival: ‘Spiritual Compass’ and ‘Free To Be Human’: Reading these two fine books in succession, I found that they could be companion texts: though different in style and […]

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Eco Purim

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With the holiday of Purim drawing near it’s a great opportunity to rethink bad holiday habits. Here’s a few things to mull over: Think reusable with the Mishloach Manot. Baskets look nice, but they usually go straight to the garbage. Save those bottles, some places even give you money for them… (usually supermarkets) Do you […]

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Big Green Gathering

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Better known as the centre for three world religions, Jerusalem is increasingly becoming the focus for environmental activities and innovation. The start of 2008 will see the city hosting the launch of the Forum on Judaism and the Environment, a new initiative to bring together professionals, organisations and activists working in the field of Jewish […]

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