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"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 Tarfon

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.

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Tikkun HaYam: Repair the Seas--Jewish Marine Conservation (

Scubi Jews at Hillel is based on Tenet of Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World), focusing on the marine environment-- part of Tikkun HaYam

This is a British resource site on Jewish teachings and actions.

Canfei Nesharim:

Sustainable Living Inspired by the Torah

This organization provides 18 lessons on core teachings.

Hazon: The Jewsih Lab for Sustainability

Baruch atah adonai eloheinu melech ha'olam sheh-a-sah et ha-yam ha-gadol.

Blessed are you, Eternal our God, Ruler of the Universe, who made the great sea.

Cardin, Rabbi Nina Beth. The Tapestry of Jewish Time. NJ: Behrman House, 2000, cited on the Jewish Virtual Library.

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