As environmental issues gain more prominence in public discourse, more Jewish organizations promoting eco-Judaism have sprung up. These diverse organizations promote a number of issues, including education, sustainability, Jewish values, and environment in Israel. These resources are a great start in your quest to be a greener Jew.
Works to promote knowledge, love, and respect for the land among Israel’s citizens as well as abroad.
Website promoting Jewish environmental issues and links.
Provide a Torah based approach to understand and act on the relationship between traditional Jewish sources and modern environmental issues.
COEJL seeks to expand the contemporary understanding of such Jewish values as tikkun olam (repairing the world) and tzedek (justice) to include the protection of both people and other species from environmental degradation.
Green Zionist Alliance
Works to educate and mobilize a Diaspora voice for Israel’s environment.
Hazon’s vision is to create a healthier and more sustainable Jewish community–as a step towards a healthier and more sustainable world for all.
Lobbies for environmental issues to the Israel government.
A not-for-profit organization created for the purposes of Tikkun Olam – literally “Repairing the World” in Hebrew–by providing a Jewish response to the climate change crisis that threatens the ecosystems of our planet during our lifetimes and the lives of our children.
Develops partnerships and collaborative initiatives through which Jewish environmental leaders in Israel and around the world work together toward a sustainable future for Israel.
Jewish Nature Center
Develops curriculums to promote nature and environmental concerns in formal and informal Jewish education.
Jewish environmental education institute for participants from throughout the Jewish community.
Pronounced: teeKOON oh-LAHM (oo as in boot), Origin: Hebrew, literally “repair of the world,” used for a range of social justice efforts.
Pronunced: TORE-uh, Origin: Hebrew, the Five Books of Moses.