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Walking the Walk: The Sacred Art of Energy Conservation

Rabbi Brant Rosen makes a passionate plea, textually based, for building an environmentally sustainable synagogue. His own congregation, The Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation (JRC) of Evanston, IL is an example.
Type: Dvar Torah

Communities and Resources

Rabbis Shawn Zevit and Mordechai Liebling discuss the uses and variety of values-based approaches to money and other resources in congregational planning, dues, budgets, building campaigns, fundraising and tzedakah. This program relates to the JRF leadership workshop and resource book on Jewish Values-based Approaches to Financial and Human Resources by Rabbi Zevit. An episode of Heart, Mind and Spirit.

Type: Audio Interview

A Torah of Money

Sue Hoffman and Larry Bush engage in a lively discussion about the way money has historically been and can be a spiritual tool for communal and societal transformation. Special focus is given to the meaning ascribed to money, issues of class and social justice in Jewish life. An episode of Heart, Mind and Spirit. (NOTE: Torah of Money is a term developed by Jeffrey Dekro who was founder of The Shefa Fund and is a member of Congregation Mishkan Shalom.)

Type: Audio Interview