You are invited to Join the Green Team and Rabbi Bernstein as we work to conserve resources in our own facilities and practices. Join us in educating our congregation and the wider community about steps we all can take to preserve our environment.
Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Contact Laura Diamond at email@example.com.
As seen in The Palisadian Post's September 11, 2008 edition by Libby Motika, Senior Editor, Kehillat Israel has taken the lead among religious institutions in moving toward becoming a carbon-neutral synagogue. The action means that the synagogue will offset all climate-changing emissions through carbonfund.org, one of the nation's leading carbon offset organizations.
Remember when going to church or temple was enough to instill positive
values in kids? Well, not any more. Religious educators have come to realize
that the social forces promoting dishonesty and undermining traditional
religious values are getting so strong that historic methods of teaching virtue
simply aren`t effective enough.
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On December 8, 2011, we gathered in the Sanctuary to consider how the story of the Hanukah miracle - one night’s oil lasting eight nights – applies to modern times: the imperative to make our natural resources last.
Click here for more information on the program and a list of things you can do to help conserve energy.
Do as much as you can. You don't have to do everything listed to help!
Thanks for caring!
Compiled by David Fried, The Climate Project / firstname.lastname@example.org
Outdoor playtime is here! The Spring months are the time to recommit your family to a sunscreen routine. Unfortunately, the very product that’s supposed to protect us can put us at risk for toxic chemical exposure. Misting sunscreens and powdered mineral sunscreens put you at risk for inhaling chemicals, not to mention all the people around you. And just because it says a sunscreen is formulated for babies doesn't mean it is the safest option for your little ones. While protecting your skin, don’t put your health in harm’s way. Click here to read more.
If you have been wondering where you can take your used batteries, CFL's (Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs), or dried out paint cans taking up space in your garage,UCLA has a program called S.A.F.E. (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, Electronics) that accepts these items. The S.A.F.E. building is located at 550 Charles E. Young Drive but only accepts electronic waste on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. For more information, toaccess the UCLA S.A.F.E. Center flyer, click here.
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