Jewish Nature

Tefillat Geshem: The Prayer for Rain

Invoking the merits of our ancestors in praying for rain hints at the endless cycling of water through all of life since the dawn of creation.

Tragedy of the Commons

A Jewish perspective on a seminal essay of the modern environmentalist movement

The Souls of Trees in Judaism

Jewish sensitivity to nature has existed for centuries

Green Jews

Jews need to put environmental issues higher on their agenda, the author argues.

Sabbatical and Jubilee Years as a Social and Political Vision

Behind these biblical practices is a vision of how politics, economics, and relations to the environment should be structured that makes manifest spiritual concerns as well.

The Environmentally Conscious Jewish Home

For Jewish families, caring for the environment could be part of a wider consciousness of living in a world that is a divine gift.

Genetic Engineering: A Call for Restraint

A biblical prohibition against mixing species teaches us that we are partners in creation -- but with limits

Living an Environmentally Conscious Jewish Life

The Jewish spiritual tradition offers ways to think and act in harmony with nature and for the benefit of the environment.

Contemporary Environmental Concerns

Contemporary Concerns on Nature and the Environment. Jewish Nature. Jewish Environment.

Jewish Teachings on Nature and the Environment

Is nature valued for itself or because it is necessary for the survival of humanity?