"See you do not destroy My world,
for if you do, there will be no one else to repair it."
Midrash Kohelet Rabbah, 1 on Ecclesiastes 7:13
"You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to desist from it."
Rabbi Ed Rosenthal of Eckerd College in Petersburg, Florida testifies to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on the role of faith in caring for the oceans and the wonder of the endangered Goliath Grouper. Help save it!
Join in the work of Tikkun HaYam--the only Jewish marine conservation organization.
by David Krantz
Aytzim: Ecological Judaism provides these resources for helping heal our relationship with the oceans:
Articles & Resources
Organizations & Resources
Tikkun HaYam: Repair the Seas--Jewish Marine Conservation (www.repairthesea.org)
Scubi Jews at Hillel is based on Tenet of Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World), focusing on the marine environment-- part of Tikkun HaYam
"Green Jews:Jews need to put environmental issues higher on their agenda, the author argues" by Rabbi Yossi Ives on My Jewish Learning
"Judaism and Climate Change"--Yale forum on Religion and the Environment
This is a British resource site on Jewish teachings and actions.
Sustainable Living Inspired by the Torah
This organization provides 18 lessons on core teachings.
Hazon: The Jewsih Lab for Sustainability