Liz Piper-Goldberg, fifth-year rabbinical student at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), has been passionate about the environment since grade school. As a teenager, she encouraged members of her community to stop using incandescent light bulbs. For Piper-Goldberg, it was like a light bulb went off — a compact fluorescent light bulb, that is.
Are you a Jewish environmental activist looking to join a community of like-minded individuals?
Or maybe you’re a Jewish educator searching for classroom activities that highlight the Jewish attitude toward protecting the environment?
Either way, you’ll find resources by logging onto Jewcology.com. The web portal for the global Jewish environmental community was launched this week by 19 Jewish environmentalists living in New York, California, Israel and beyond.