Submitted by the Commission on Social Action to the Union for Reform Judaism’s 70th General Assembly
Jewish tradition emphasizes that human dominion over nature does not provide a license to...
48th General Assembly
San Francisco, CA
"The earth is full of the fruit of Thy works....In wisdom has Thou made them all," declared the Psalmist. But America, in...
In a resolution adopted in June 1978 in New York City, the UAHC Board of Trustees recognized the urgency of the energy crisis and stated that "the
priorities of a national energy policy...
WHEREAS environmental pollution is a crime against life, it results from our highly industrialized, mechanical society and exploding populations,
afflicting areas both urban and rural...
"The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof" reminds us that we are only stewards of nature, obliged to cherish and preserve it. Jewish tradition is
emphatic that human...
"One generation goes and another generation comes, but the Earth remains forever" (Kohelet 1:4). This lesson from Tanach reminds us of our
responsibility to ensure that God's creation...
Adopted at the 61st General Assembly
The Jewish community's mandate to cultivate, protect, and...
57TH General Assembly
Judaism affirms that the world is God's creation and that whoever helps to preserve it is doing God's work. We who...
66th General Assembly
In Genesis we learn that when God placed the first human beings in the Garden of Eden, God gave...