Miscellaneous

May 30, 2013

Winter is a funny time to celebrate Tu B’shevat, the Jewish Arbor Day. Bare branches still silhouette the sky; white obscures green, and the earth seems to shiver instead of blossom. In Israel, of course, the rainy season has passed and the first buds begin to appear around Tu B’shevat, the fifteenth of the Hebrew CONTINUE »

May 30, 2013

The Never-Ending Greenness – Woldman, Neil Something Different – Konigsberg, Rachael Ha-etz Ha-nadiv (The Giving Tree) – in Hebrew VIDEO Trees for Tomorrow and Tomorrow VIDEO Grandpa’s Tree List of Jewish Holiday Resources Available at the Aaron H. Leibtag Resource Center of the Center for Jewish Education 5800 Park Heights Avenue (410) 578-6943CONTINUE »

May 30, 2013

Amazing environmental facts How long do you think it takes paper to decompose? 2-5 months Orange peel? 6 months Plastic bag? 10-20 years Shoes? 24-40 yearsCONTINUE »

May 30, 2013

Plant Parsley on Tu B’Shevat to use on Pesach Make a terrarium Host a fruit salad party. All guests are invited to bring a different kind of fruit. Put together all of your resources and you have a beautiful, colorful, delicious creation which all can enjoy! Create new ways of using leftover containers to make CONTINUE »

May 30, 2013

After creating the first human beings, God led them around the Garden of Eden and said: “Look at My works! See how beautiful they are, how excellent! For your sake, I created them all. See to it that you do not spoil or destroy My world — for if you do, there will be no CONTINUE »