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Greening 101

It is forbidden to live in a town that does not have a green garden. (Jerusalem Talmud, Kiddushim 4:12)

Shalom and welcome! You have taken the first step in becoming a more environmentally aware and responsible person and congregation. In Greening 101 you can find all the basics of greening (beginning with what "green" even means!), background information on the climate crisis and tips that are just for you.

Green Glossary
Just what is sustainability? What is organic? Do I have a carbon footprint? And what exactly does it mean to be green? The Green Glossary is a compilation of environment-related words and phrases and their definitions.

Background Information
Learn the basics of climate change, including history, related Jewish values and even some programmatic ideas.

Frequently Asked Questions
Find out the answers to some of the most frequently asked greening questions.

Greening Guides 
Want to know what you can do? These greening guides offer conservation suggestions you can start using in your home or congregation today!

Union Resources and Publications


  Greening Reform Judaism Webinar Materials

Greening Reform Judaism webinars are archived for easy access at any time. Visit the URJ webinar archive page to view all the URJ's archived webinars or click below for the "going green" ones.


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