Making our lives more green.

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.

American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel

Works to promote knowledge, love, and respect for the land among Israel’s citizens as well as abroad.

Big Green Jewish Website

Website promoting Jewish environmental issues and links.

Canfei Nesharim

Provide a Torah based approach to understand and act on the relationship between traditional Jewish sources and modern environmental issues.

Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life

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.

Israel Union for Environmental Defense

Lobbies for environmental issues to the Israel government.

Jewish Climate Initiative

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.

Jewish Global Environmental Network

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.

Teva Learning Center

Jewish environmental education institute for participants from throughout the Jewish community.

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