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Friday, February 15 • 8:45pm - 10:00pm
Shemittah: The Fruits of Biblical Agricultural Laws Sweetening Contemporary Life - Shemittah Series Part I

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How might the Biblical laws of shemittah (sabbatical year) bring meaning to our lives today? Join young Jewish farmers to delve into ancient texts that prescribe a year of rest for the land and for those who care for it. Learn about the Jewish Environmental movement's project to combat climate change while supporting sustainable communities. Presented through the Green Hevra: A New Coalition of Jewish Eco-Projects.


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Sarah Chandler

Sarah Chandler serves as the Director of Earth Based Spiritual Practice for Hazon's Adamah Farm at Isabella Freedman. She is a Jewish experiential educator, community activist, and spiritual leader. She has her M.A. in Jewish Communal and Experiential Education and Hebrew Bible from... Read More →
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Naftali Ejdelman

A grandson of the late Yiddish professor Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter, Naftali has taught Yiddish in a variety of formal and informal contexts. He received a Masters Degree in Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. Naftali helped found Yiddish Farm in 2010 and was selected to participate... Read More →


Friday February 15, 2013 8:45pm - 10:00pm EST
Princeton concourse level