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Tu B’Shvat, the new year for the trees, begins Sunday evening, January 20, 2019 and is celebrated through sundown on Monday, January 21, 2019. The resources below, including the newly updated 2019 Hazon Tu B’Shvat Haggadah, offer thoughts and ideas to help you celebrate Tu B’Shvat in your home or community. The texts, questions, activities, and suggestions below can serve as guides for viewing Tu B’Shvat through fresh eyes and recontextualizing the tradition.
Updated: Jan. 16, 2019
Through the Topsy Turvy Bus Tour, this mobile educational spectacle is showing communities that we have the power to change the course of history and flip the environmental damage we see around us on its head. Through hands-on programming with activities both on and off the bus, over 2,500 participants of all ages have experienced this unique Jewish environmental education learning space.
Updated: Jul. 22, 2014
Adamah is now accepting applications for the 2014 spring, summer and fall Adamah Fellowships. Now in its tenth successful year, Adamah: The Jewish Environmental Fellowship is a three-month leadership training program for Jewish adults ages 20-32 that integrates organic agriculture, farm-to-table living, Jewish learning, community building, and spiritual practice.
Updated: Apr. 23, 2014
We hope The Shmita Project website will provide you an opportunity both to learn some of the Shmita texts and begin thinking about how you would like your life, your community, and your world to be measurably healthier and more sustainable at the start of the next Shmita cycle. You are invited to join together, with excitement and anticipation, as we ask: What might this Shmita year look like in today’s world and how can we best prepare for it? How might Shmita hold the key to approaching the economic, environmental and societal challenges we are facing today?
Updated: Nov. 28, 2013
Join Hazon for the weekend after Shavuot, May 17-19, 2013 for a Hazon Food Conference-inspired weekend, Torah of Food, that will fill up your senses with the first fruits of the season, and the finest fruits of Torah learning. The gathering will be held at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT.
Updated: Apr. 29, 2013
Hazon, America's largest Jewish environmental group, invites you to visit the 2013 Hazon Sustainable Omer Challenge. On each of the days of the Omer counting, Hazon invites you to challenge yourself to find ways to make your life healthier and more sustainable.
Updated: Apr. 09, 2013
For 3,000 years, Jewish tradition has grappled with what is fit—kosher—for us to eat. Today, questions about food have become ever more complicated as we come up against changing nutritional news, the use of chemical pesticides, and industrial farming. Health issues such as obesity and environmental damage are intrinsically connected to our personal and national food choices. Hazon offers resources, curricula, and training about food and Jewish tradition in a new network.
Updated: Mar. 30, 2009