Jan 18, 2022

We Are One: Tu B’Shvat and MLK, Sustainability & Justice

We find ourselves immersed in another dark pandemic winter, a reality we could not have fathomed two years ago. And as the pandemic drags on, our social fabric continues to fray, while the climate crisis…

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Nov 15, 2021

COP26: Hope & Despair


I recently returned from COP26 – the United Nations Conference on Climate Change – and it was an unforgettable experience. The number of people, events, issues, spaces…it was truly one of…

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Jul 15, 2021

With merger, Baltimore is set to become a center of Jewish environmental work

By Rudy Malcom | Baltimore Jewish Times

Baltimore is poised to become a national leader in the Jewish outdoor food, farming and environmental education movement.

On July 8, the Pearlstone Center, a Jewish…

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Jul 14, 2021

Topsy Turvy Bus Meets Banana Car

A book about the Topsy Turvy bus is coming out in January 2022 and the release will be followed by a bus tour.

Hazon usually uses its Topsy Turvy bus as a mobile classroom. When this became unfeasible…

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Jul 8, 2021

Pearlstone Announces Merger Plans with Hazon

By Alan Feiler | JMORE

The Pearlstone Retreat Center and Outdoor Education Campus in Reisterstown announced July 8 it has merged with the New York-headquartered Hazon, the largest faith-based environmental…

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Jul 8, 2021

Pearlstone Announces Merger with Hazon

By Selah Maya Zighelboim | Baltimore Jewish Times

Pearlstone and Hazon, a national Jewish environmental organization, are merging, Pearlstone announced in an email.

“This is a merger of two strong organizations…

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May 12, 2021

The Maryland Legislative session is over AND there is still work to be done!

Here are highlights of the BIG VICTORIES for the environment achieved this year:

  • The Environmental Justice Commission: Strengthens the existing Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities…
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May 5, 2021

Pikesville native returns home to film cooking show

By Jesse Berman | Baltimore Jewish Times

When families sit down to watch a show about American barbecuing, they may not be expecting to be greeted by a self-described Jewish intellectual who was born in…

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Apr 9, 2021

The Associated is Going Green (BALTIMORE FISHBOWL)

Climate change is accelerating, causing an increase in deadly climate events. This past year record-breaking hurricanes, devastating wildfires and soaring temperatures pummeled our planet.

Many organizations…

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Feb 5, 2021

The Power of Community Solar (Baltimore Case Study)

What does it look like for a Jewish community to collectively take concrete action towards large-scale solar power?

This conversation about the power of a Community-Wide Solar Initiative highlights the…

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