The Mishnah teaches that there are four New Years: one for the trees, one for kings, one for tithing, and one for the years. Rosh HaShanah, the New Year of years, marks the anniversary of the creation of the world. As we engage in the holy work of t’shuvah, repentance, and self-reflection on our actions, we turn our thoughts to the environment and our role as the stewards of God’s Creation.
Our Jewish tradition teaches the importance of caring for the environment, for we must act as partners with God in preserving His creation. Read More