Related Blog Posts on Environment and Climate Change

A Mi Shebeirach for Us and the Earth

Rabbi Julie Saxe-Taller
April 26, 2021
Today we offer a special Mi Sheberach (a prayer for healing) for ourselves and our planet together. The Jewish morning blessing for our health talks about the human body’s pathways and openings. Like us, the earth’s pathways and openings are vital to its health. Our planet is in need of healing as are we.

Environmental Injustice and the Legacy of Redlining

Courtney Cooperman
April 14, 2021
Although Judaism frames our responsibility to care for the planet in forward-looking terms, our commitment to environmental protection requires that we look backwards, too. This Earth Day, we must consider the connection between historic injustices, who bears the burdens of environmental harm, and solutions to correct these injustices.

An Al Cheit for this Moment in Time

Rabbi Susan Talve
August 10, 2020
I’m praying that these weeks of consolation before the High Holidays will give us the time to confront our sins and respond in ways that will help us to heal from our brokenness and find the courage and resolve to build a better year for all.