https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-di65f-ef8aa8 Did you know that the Torah tells two different, contradictory stories about the origin of the earth? Together they remind us that we are responsible to take care of this planet.
Tag Archives: Environment
Sharing Our Home: Lessons from a Spider
(Following is the sermon I delivered on Yom Kippur morning 5779/2018.) I had some help writing this sermon…from a spider. I’ll tell you about that in a few minutes, but first, a story. The midrash tells of a group of people traveling together over the water. They were traveling in a boat large enoughContinue reading “Sharing Our Home: Lessons from a Spider”
Don’t Blame “Not Me” – Why the Oil Spill is Our Fault
(A sermon on Chukkat) I love the Sunday comics. My wife laughs at me every week because as soon as the newspaper arrives, the first thing I do is open up to the comics. One comic, which is actually not among my favorites – is Family Circus. It tells about the daily life of aContinue reading “Don’t Blame “Not Me” – Why the Oil Spill is Our Fault”
Green Jews (and Other Green Religious People Too)
I was quoted briefly in this article in the Charlotte Observer this morning about religion and the environment:Believers say religion goes hand in hand with protecting the earth – CharlotteObserver.com. (Of course the interview was much longer, but at least I got a paragraph!) We think of Environmentalism as a modern ethic, tied especially toContinue reading “Green Jews (and Other Green Religious People Too)”