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Sunday, January 14 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
What Have You Got for Me, Judaism? A Guide for Environmentalists Looking to Connect Judaism with Advocacy

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Judaism is rich with themes and instructions that directly speak to our relationship with the earth. Our religious calendar, which includes the little-known Shmita cycle, is likewise rooted in earthly cycles, opening up further chambers of the religious imagination in which to gestate a vision of “the world to come.” Leave this session wanting to learn more about the beautiful teachings of our faith, with an awareness of what's going on in the interfaith environmental community in the Pacific Northwest, and with connections that will enable you to become leaders in the Pacific Northwest and in your own community.

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Deirdre Gabbay

Deirdre Gabbay founded Ahavat v'Avodat HaAdamah, "Love and Service of the Earth," in 2015 to establish an environmental presence for the Pacific Northwest rooted in Jewish text, tradition and practice, specifically to support a response to climate change. She teaches and speaks in... Read More →

Sunday January 14, 2018 4:15pm - 5:30pm PST
Cromwell (South)