Partner Created Resources
Hazon is proud to share the following educational resources that were created by our partners and friends. It has always been one of our goals to grow the Jewish Environmental Movement in North America and Israel, and by providing these resources, we are thrilled to create new connections and expand the reach of our partners and friends.
Using food and Jewish tradition as focal points to create innovative programming for students and their families, Min Ha’Aretz weaves together Jewish tradition and contemporary food issues for students and complementary family education curriculum. Jewish LearningWorks’ developed family-friendly recipes suitable for kids in grades k-3 to build and deepen the Min Ha’Aretz curriculum. This cooking curriculum was funded by a grant from Hazon in 2013. This curriculum will be used in Jewish LearningWorks pilot Shalom Explorers scouting program in Marin. (more…)
When you think about Jews and labor, what do you picture? A garment worker in a crowded sweatshop? Workers on a picket line? Or a farmer in a field?
The history of Jews and agricultural labor is a little-known part of American and American Jewish history, despite the fact that there has been a continuous, if small, Jewish farming presence in the U.S. for more than 100 years. Those of us who are interested and involved in the contemporary Jewish environmental movement might wonder what precedents exist for this form of Jewish activism, and what role agricultural labor has played in the American Jewish community. (more…)