Tag Archives: environment

Shtetl Special: Justin Trudeau on Chanukah and the oil sands. Manishtana on being Black &Jewish and on Ferguson. Plus, a cross-Canada road tripped fueled entirely by veggie oil. Happy Chanukah!! Let there be (environmentally friendly sources of) light.

Orthodox Jew Zrey Li was inspired by other-worldy signs (including a license plate) to bring his art to the streets. And, artist Adida Fallen Angel creates an epic library in the sea at Fresh Paint Gallery Montreal.

Schachar Orenstein is the rabbi at The Spanish and Portuguese synagogue in Montreal and the founder of a Jewish environmental group called Teva Quebec. Rabbi Orenstein speaks with Shtetl about Idle No More, activism and the relationship between Jewish and Indigenous people.

Join the Shefa Project and The Green Kippah Collective at the Ghetto Shul for the last Sustainable Shabbat of the year this Friday night. Feed your body and help the planet by eating local, organic food to welcome in the Sabbath Bride. Click to read more.

The Interfaith Eco-Action Event is an opportunity for Montrealers from all backgrounds and faiths to overcome our differences and unite over a shared concern for our environment by cleaning up our city.

The Green Kippah Collective is looking to sprout a diverse community of creative people who are interested in exploring the intersection of progressive Jewish identity, food and the environment.Want to grow with us?

Basya Schechter’s album Songs of Wonder puts music to the Yiddish poetry of activist and mystic Rabbi A.J. Heschel. And, Tzeporah Berman is the legendary environmental activist behind the Victoria’s DIRTY Secret campaign.

Le Mood…Mais, qu-est ce que c’est? Shtetl gets the scoop by talking to festival participants and organizers Zev Moses, Stuart Myiow Jr. of the Mohawk Traditional Council, Emily Litvack and Felber, the bassist from uRockaoke.