News & Happenings
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…
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…
Jakir Manela, CEO of the combined Hazon-Pearlstone Center, talks next steps
By Helen Chernikoff | eJewish Philanthropy
Two decades after the founding of Hazon, the merger is a milestone in Jewish environmentalism.
The combined Hazon-Pearlstone Retreat Center will release its vision…
Hazon-Pearlstone merger positions Baltimore as the new epicenter of Jewish sustainability work
By Rudy Malcom | Jewish Telegraphic Agency
With the pending merger of Hazon and the Pearlstone Retreat Center, Baltimore is poised to become a national leader in the Jewish outdoor food, farming and environmental…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…