Bal Tashchit: How to Go Green

The Adventures of Todd & God--episode 4

 

 

 

 

Nature & the Environment

 

What’s it all about

What else you should know

Bal Tashhit
Prohibition against wasteful destruction
Composting
Can it be a Jewish practice?
Tu Bishvat
Jewish New Year of trees
Green Jews
Making environmentalism a priority

 

 

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Eco-Judaism: Renewing Tu Bishvat

A contemporary form of Judaism that focuses on our relationship with the environment and expands the focus of Tu Bishvat.

Tu Bishvat, the Jewish ‘Birthday’ of the Trees

A minor festival seemingly tailor-made for today's Jewish environmentalists.

Wasteful Destruction

Judaism possesses the values on which an ecological morality may be grounded.

Judaism and Pets: Questions and Answers

What Jewish tradition says about cats, dogs and other companion animals.

Judaism and Mental Illness

While Jews were instrumental in establishing the field of psychology, the Jewish community is not always comfortable dealing with those who suffer from psychiatric conditions.

What Is “Ethical” Kashrut?

Bringing animal treatment, workers' conditions, and environmental issues to a kosher table.

Ethical Treatment of Animals in Judaism

The concept of Tza'ar Ba'alei Chayim demands that we take animal suffering seriously.