Tag: Jewish activism

Striking For the Climate, Praying With My Feet

For me, being a Jewish woman in the climate movement means: I’ve got ancestors at my back. I carry on traditions of joy and resistance and finding hope in community. I don’t know what will happen – and there are plenty of good reasons to be terrified – but I know that my people have faced unimaginable horrors, and we’re still here. I know that we can repair the world, together.

Why Climate Change Is a Jewish Feminist Issue

At the beginning of the Jewish year, we read once again of our obligation to “till and tend” the earth (Genesis 2:15). In the first few lines of our sacred text, we read of the responsibility of humankind to care for and rule over the whole of creation. Our text is rooted in references to… Read more »