There are many organizations in Israel dedicated to tackling the environmental challenges of the region. Learn more about the issues they tackle and how you can get involved by visiting their websites.
Kibbutz Lotan Kibbutz Lotan is a dynamic, Reform community in Israels Arava Desert. Committed to environmental protection and sustainable living, Kibbutz Lotan is a living example of a synthesis between Reform Judaism and eco-Zionism. It has become a study destination for all ages through its Center for Creative Ecology, a unique and engaging destination for tourists and an environmental resource center. Lotans Green Apprenticeship Eco-Design Program is a six week adult education experience which combines ecological design, green building, sustainable agriculture and community organization using the world-view and ethics of Permaculture, Ecovillage Design and Liberal Judaism. The Peace, Justice and the Environment college semester hosted at Lotan explores the connections between new forms of ecological identity and stewardship, social justice and community in Israel, providing undergraduate credits widely transferable to colleges and universities throughout the U.S. and worldwide.
The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES) AIES offers an environmental studies program in the Middle East with participants coming from Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt and a variety of other nations including the U.S., Canada, Sweden, China and Australia.
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs An independent, nonprofit institute for policy research and education serving Israel and the Jewish people. This site provides a list of recent Jewish Environmental Publications.