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Sunday, September 1 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
Chai Talk: Oy I'm Shvitzing - Stop Global Warming: And Other Uniquely Jewish Approaches to Eco-Literacy

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Take a light-hearted, ten-minute tour through the highlights of Jewish environmental education. Guided by the words and drawings of school children, and the antics of their Teva educators, we will reflect on:

  1. The impact that ecological awareness has on Jewish identity and literacy

  2. The impact that Judaism has on ecological literacy and activism

  3. How Jewish-eco-literacy has shaped a whole new sector of Jewish life
This session was made possible by a grant from The Covenant Foundation.


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Nili Simhai

TEVA Learning Alliance
Nili Simhai has served for over a decade as Director of the Teva Learning Center, now the Teva Learning Alliance. A recent winner of the Covenant Award for excellence in Jewish education, Nili is considered an authority and leader of the Jewish environmental education movement. She has trained and counseled hundreds of educators in the pedagogy of Jewish environmental education and has put environmental... Read More →


Sunday September 1, 2013 11:00am - 12:15pm
Lakeside Dining