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UPDATED: Hazon, Isabella Freedman To Merge

New tie-up of Jewish environmental organizations includes Teva Learning Alliance; will be called Hazon.

12/03/2012

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.

Hazon got its start sponsoring bike rides and also runs a food conference. Photo courtesy Hazon

Sandy Closes Offices Of Forward, Other Jewish Organizations

Office-sharing initiative including Limmud NY, Storahtelling also homeless due to basement flooding.

11/06/2012

A Manhattan office building that houses the Jewish Daily Forward and several Jewish organizations may be closed for several months due to flood damage sustained from Hurricane Sandy.

Citing an unnamed disaster recovery company official involved with the building, where the newspaper has an office on the eighth floor, The New York Times reported Monday that 125 Maiden Lane may remain closed for months while transformers, boilers and other equipment are replaced.

Hurricane Sandy forced several Jewish organizations in a downtown building to close their offices. Getty Images
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