New tie-up of Jewish environmental organizations includes Teva Learning Alliance; will be called Hazon.
Helen Chernikoff and Julie Wiener
Three Jewish environmental organizations have announced plans to merge, finding one answer to the question of sustaining innovative “second-stage” Jewish organizations.
Hazon, the Jewish organization known for its bike rides and community-supported agriculture (CSA) network will join forces with the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center and Teva Learning Alliance, which trains environmental educators.
After nearly nine years of operation and 35 album releases, JDub has announced that it will close up shop for financial reasons.
The not-for-profit record label that is best known for helping to launch the career of reggae star Matisyahu worked to help Jews in their 20s and 30s “forge vibrant connections to Judaism through music, media and cultural events,” according to its mission statement.